Author, actor and activist Jesse Williams stopped by the AT&T studio to talk to Angie Martinez.
"Japril the Sequel", which is a special episode of Grey's Anatomy, was directed, written and narrated by Williams.
He also opened up about self love, his BET speech and Donald Trump's America.
He also talked about:
- How he would rather be known for his activism than modeling. "If theres 50 things I could be doing, it wouldn't be posing for photographs".
- His speech during the BET Awards and how impactful it was.
- What he did after his BET Awards speech. "I didn't look on the internet for ten days afterwards"
- Being a role model for people of color. "...there's a weight and there's a presence balancing the incredible amount of love."
- Deciding to be a celebrity that uses his voice. "People like to get up on stage, thank god and leave. I think people appreciated someone not doing that".
- People breaking down barriers.
- He talks about "Time:The Kalief Browder Story" and the American jail system.
- Jesse spoke about the importance of self care and having time for yourself.
- He talked about Ferguson. "Those are the people making the crazy sacrifice".
- Both Angie and Jesse discussed the Day Without a Woman march.
- Jesse spoke on creating art and film and the importance of creating.
- He talked about his amazing company Ebroji that is on iOS and Android.
- He went in depth about Grey's Anatomy's "Japril the Sequel"
- He talked about what he believes President Barack Obama thinks of him
- About if he feels the need to hold back his words. "I just think it's a waste of time to say words that have no meaning".
- Who should run for President in 2020
- He gave his opinion on Donald Trump and his administration.
- What he is excited about in Trumps' America.