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Jurnee Smollett-Bell on colorism and Hollywood’s treatment of women
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Underground is the story of runaway slaves who go from running to standing their ground. Jurnee Smollett-Bell stars as Rosalee, who’s prepared to risk everything for freedom and love, time and again. Smollett-Bell talks with The A.V. Club about carrying the spirit of that fight in her real life, by pushing for greater representation for women and combatting colorism in the industry.