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Regina King Quotes: I’m not sure what can change the world, but I do know that it starts with an idea who finds a way to take root and spread. When Regina King made her pledge at least year’s Golden Globe Awards, she was making a public stand for more women in film making. What King knows is that every single statement–small or big, online or in person–can start a movement. And it starts by doing just one thing to help ensure we have more voices: amplifying women’s voices Regina King Quotes

Though I believe in peace, and that life can be good even on the lowest levels, the truth is- I am driven by anger. For women and children. For those who really need a voice and don’t have one, or who are making all their voices heard loudly, but not being heard as loudly as others. I am driven by my own anger at what has been done in this country from generation to generation to my people.

It’s an anger that comes from being unseen, unheard of and dehumanized for so long. It’s an anger that comes from seeing other types of injustice play out every day. It’s an anger that forces me to focus on how effed up things are – because there are no poems or songs or anything else in the world that can fix it. The words of Regina King, star of “If Beale Street Could Talk”

“Last night I made a pledge: by 2020 when I produce my next narrative film, approximately 50% of the crew will be women.”

The thoughts and expressions of the year after diverse projects with female artists have been celebrated in film (women-directed!), Emmy Awards celebrated greater representation among their nominees, and Time Up gave way to Time’s Up, Regina King is proof that dreams can become reality.

Here are her quotes about women’s representation on sets: ”If we are not using what we have to enact change, then how will it magically come?”

“Want more inscriptions on screenplays written by women […] Want female producers to land deals with networks for series ~ want this for us? Even on the 2019 Golden Globes stage, we need to acknowledge the lack of gender equality that persists in Hollywood. And, it’s not just within the film industry.

Data from The Washington Post’s investigation of 250 films found that women account for only 16 percent of all directors, producers and writers during this decade. With a global initiative called Her Story Arc, Regina King wants other key players to make their pledge now to help women achieve parity sooner rather than later.

If a person is going to use their microphone or platform to talk about something, they should make it to be about the advancement of their fellow woman, says King “That’s what I intend to do with my small part.

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I want to live a full life – period. — Regina King

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Race is a very sensitive subject. — Regina King

I stay in tune with my family and God. — Regina King

Southland” was not written for a black woman. — Regina King

It’s incredibly hard out there for women of color. — Regina King quotes

Men. You can’t live with them, you can’t… no. That’s about it. — Regina King

Legally Blonde 2″ wasn’t written specifically for a black woman. — Regina King

It’s funny that until I met my husband, I never thought I’d get married. — Regina King

My mother was a single mom, and most of the women I know are strong. — Regina King

I think I’ve been lucky in that regard to have a team that sees me as an artist. — Regina King

If your woman is asleep every time you get home, she’s just really tired. of you. — Regina King

And just because someone doesn’t understand doesn’t mean they don’t want to. — Regina King

We know that’s the bottom line: if money is made, the powers that be pay attention. — Regina King

There’s also not enough films that are more of an imitation of what real life looks like. — Regina King

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I had been going on auditions and things like that since I was probably 10-11 years old. — Regina King Quotes

I try to eat well, but I don’t deny myself the foods I love. I just eat them in moderation. — Regina King Quotes

People love to see themselves on screen in a way that makes sense and seems on point. — Regina King Quotes

I’m just really thankful to have the chance to portray a character you don’t see every day. — Regina King Quotes

I went public – I graduated from publics – Westchester High. I’m a product of LA Unified. — Regina King Quotes

I’ve tried to be flexible in my career by doing a little bit of everything and that’s worked for me. — Regina King Quotes

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I watch ESPN all day. If you go into my trailer, ESPN is on. That’s the first thing I do when I leave the set. — Regina King

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Children at certain ages have distinct actions, and boys at certain ages have a particular way of acting too. — Regina King

Especially in this industry, women challenge men much more now because we’re saying, ‘We can do it, too. — Regina King

I watch ESPN all day. If you go into my trailer, ESPN is on. That was the first thing I did when I left the set. — Regina King

There’s a difference between actresses of color and actresses not of color. If you look at how big my movies are. — Regina King quotes

I don’t think something is a failure if you put your all into it. I’m a big fan of the saying, “Nothing beats a failure but a try. — Regina King Quotes

I never really loved school through junior high, but then I started running track my freshman year, and I was just like, “Wow, this is cool! — Regina King

I can work within the boundaries of Erika Murphy, or whoever the character is. It’s fun to create somebody that’s not you, that doesn’t exist. — Regina King

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My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman. It takes a toll on you when you play someone who’s far removed from your personality. — Regina King

When you look at “American Crime” and you have the character Terri LaCroix as a pharmaceutical executive – why does that character always have to be white? — Regina King quotes

We play different people – our art form is performance art – so unless you’re playing the same type of person, I don’t know if you could improve or make it worse. — Regina King quotes

You always make a film with the hope that all types of people will want to see your work and that it doesn’t matter about your color, but unfortunately it still does. — Regina King quotes

I recognize the amount of time that it takes as a director. I made the choice to stop taking roles outside of L.A. because I didn’t want to miss any of my child’s life. — Regina King quotes

A Modern Mom to me is not always someone that juggles a career and family. A Modern Mom is a woman who takes care of herself on the inside and the outside. — Regina King quotes

It’s an honest place to be if you don’t understand someone else’s experience, but there’s no way for the other to understand if a conversation or an explanation isn’t made. — Regina King quotes

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When you see all the suits in the room, everybody in the room has no suits, you know, the women, too. We’re not wearing dresses and chiffons and we’re not as fun as we used to be. — Regina King quotes

You don’t know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever. — Regina King
And what happens a lot of times when – let’s just speak specifically white and black – when white or black people feel misunderstood when it comes to talking about race, they immediately get defensive. — Regina King quotes

I learned a lot from my Mom. My favorite lesson: remember there is no such thing as a certain way to parent and to remember that you are learning along with your child – it’s ok to make mistakes. — Regina King quotes

I’ve always been selective about materials I choose anyways. The incoming calls haven’t been projects that I necessarily want to do. Now I can always be called “Emmy winner Regina King. — Regina King quotes

I create my own backstory regardless of if I’m told something about the background or not. There’s always more that you can develop in your head that makes a character more layered, more honest. — Regina King quotes

I would like to believe that most people don’t get married anticipating divorce. When I reached that crossroad, I felt like such a failure. After years of therapy together, I realized that staying together was emotionally destructive. — Regina King

The good news for me is that I have an amazing team behind me, and they’ve been with me for 20 years now – almost 20 years. They have seen me as an actress, not necessarily just a black actress. I have been lucky enough for them to see me that way. — Regina King

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I know in my own marriage I stayed in it to provide my son with what I thought was a stable background and to give him what I thought was the family life a child should have with two parents. But that wasn’t always the best way, and it took me taking my son to therapy after the divorce to really see it. — Regina King

I love my city and I feel like the majority of the people that are in the city are people from other cities. I think that L.A. sometimes might get a bad rap because it’s known to be so Hollywood-oriented and then underneath that you have crime. But that’s really the case in pretty much any major city that you go to. — Regina King

I know in my own marriage I stayed in it to provide my son with what I thought was a stable background and to give him what I thought was the family life a child should have with two parents. But that wasn’t always the best way, and it took me taking my son to therapy after the divorce to really see it. — Regina King

I try to turn most things into an exercise. Sometimes, I can’t get a workout in, so I will do things like park further away at the grocery store or take the stairs. It may not be much, but I’ve convinced myself it does something. Mind over matter. My regular workouts consist of hiking, Cardio Barre, and light weight training. — Regina King

And once I was in college, about – maybe the end of my first semester of my sophomore year – I realized that college was just not my jam and that I felt like I was learning more when it was on set. I think a lot of that had to do with – I was working while I was in college. I was in “227,” so I didn’t get a chance to really be immersed in the culture of my school. — Regina King

And, for example, like, when you’re having a conversation with your child about getting their driver’s license. Well, a white family – their biggest fear is just that you’re driving safely and that they’re minding the rules of the road, whereas a black family – their biggest fear is that their child is going to get pulled over and treated unfairly for a reason that they won’t understand. — Regina King

My husband didn’t want the divorce, but I did. So there was a lot of bitterness initially. Once we got to the space where we understood that we have the most important thing in the world in common; no one else shared that commonality. Our son is priceless, and in order to give him the best, we have to be better to each other. Although we are still divorced, we still call each other “family.” It was a journey to get there, but it’s a beautiful place to be. — Regina King

But, once again, when I said I’m so grateful for my mom just being adamant about me staying in public school – that is what allowed me to be exposed to so many different types of people. I went to a high school that was by the beach. I elected to buss my junior high school years. And in my first year of high school, I would take the bus from my neighborhood to the beach schools. And at those schools, you had such a mix of so many types of kids. — Regina King