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Tessa Thompson on using her platform to help raise the voice of others: ‘If there is a risk in speaking, it was always worth it’

By Becca Longmire. 16 seconds ago Credit: Shaniqwa Jarvis / Porter Tessa Thompson talks about using her platform to raise the voices of others, the importance of producing and starring in a film that focuses on two main black characters, and more in a new interview. Thompson, who is followed by people like Oprah Winfrey on Twitter, says while chatting with NET-A-PORTER's digital caption: Goalkeeper: “I don't think that any artist necessarily has the responsibility of trying to be an agent of change. But, for me, it has always been something compelling. And if there is a risk in speaking, it has always felt worth it. I'm just still trying to learn how to appear in those spaces and pass the mic on to people who know a lo...