Kerry Washington Emphasizes Action and Empathy in Social Justice Efforts: "Give Your Heart"
Kerry Washington is shedding light on the impactful behind-the-scenes work taking place in the US court of law. The 43-year-old star stepped behind the camera to executive produce the now-released documentary The Fight, which follows the legal battles being fought by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawyers Brigitte Amiri, Joshua Block, Lee Gelernt, Dale Ho, and Chase Strangio. Some of the cases they confront involve protecting transgender rights, immigration rights, and voting rights. In an interview with Town & Country magazine, Kerry and the featured legal practitioners opened up about the significance of taking action and the different facets of social justice efforts. Keep reading to see some of Kerry's standout quotes, then check out the entire interview.