On Race: “My grandfather taught me to be proud of who I am. My name is...
On Race: “My grandfather taught me to be proud of who I am. My name is Elizabeth, and I’ve gotten flack over the years for that not being ethnic enough. My own biological father does not call me by real first name because it is not ethnic enough for him. Being proper and being educated is not a sign of whiteness, but a sign of strength. It makes me a proud Black woman.”
On Diversity in School Friendships: “As for as academic and sports everybody is usually mixed, but when it comes to lunch or a social function, everyone keeps to themselves...”.
On the Realization of Dr. King’s Dream (Yay or Nay): “Definitely not. We are always striving for more; when we feel like we have reached true equality is when we are going to be in a worse state because we are not striving for anything better.”
Her Dream: “My dream is to be first female African American director to win an Oscar for best director and best film. I hope to make it to Sundance, be a Pulitzer Prize winner...I don't know how I am going to work all of that in, but I plan on it.”
Why Dream? “Dreams fuel us, without dreams you have no vision."