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Everything You Need to Know About Actor-Activist Jesse Williams

4. He Has the Respect of Samuel L.

Here’s something that speaks to Williams’ character. As soon as he delivered his speech at the BET Awards, Samuel L. Jackson (aka, the baddest mother … well, you know) was quoted saying, “Jesse’s the closest thing I’ve heard to a 1960s activist. This brother is right, and he is true.” You can’t beat that kind of praise. Not at all.


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