Jackson: I Was A Victim Of Racism

HOLLYWOOD film star Samuel L Jackson has revealed he was the victim of racism while growing up in the US.

The 59-year-old Pulp Fiction actor described how he had battled racism while as he grew up in the southern US.
He said: “Like many young people I faced lots of barriers. They included growing up in a segregated southern state of America. I faced racism during my whole adolescence.
“Everyone encounters negativity at some point. The most unhelpful thing someone said to me was that my goals of being an actor were unachievable, that I hadn’t created a back door for myself, a fall-back, room for failure.”
“On the other hand, the best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite just to be equal. So I did. Eventually my dream of becoming an actor became a reality, which is always bigger.”––Telegraph.