This exchange between Taystee and Poussey about "White people . difficult and tender moments as they work through their relationship. Also, when she quotes Shakespeare with the theatrical flair of a Lawrence Olivier. From left to right: Black Cindy (Adrienne C. Moore), Poussey Washington . is incarcerated because of actions she took during a lesbian relationship. Black characters like Taystee Jefferson, Poussey Washington, and Black. We all fell in love with Poussey Washington in Orange Is the New Black And the hilarious relationship between her and her BFF Taystee.
And you were working with Matthew Weiner for the first time. He was the perfect person for it. I just really appreciate the focus that everyone brought that day. But this is not something I can do over and over again.
Because I told him: Because, he told me, the camera was blurry. She helped me in that moment. And then seeing Samira [Wiley]— Poussey — lying on that floor. It made my work much easier than it would have been if it was anyone else. She actually helped me move into the dorm at Juilliard, when I was a student. So I have a very, very close relationship [with her]. So it made the scene much easier to shoot, actually having a connection with her.
And more devastating, too.
Oh, very much more devastating. Because what was even more devastating than that — let me say this before I say that. The relief comes in the fact that Samira is still alive.OITNB -- Taystee & Poussey 02x04 PART 3 - The Kiss !
So we can cry, fake-cry, all day. We can fake-grieve all day, and hug at the end. But the problem is that there are real people dealing with that issue.
So to me, that was the hardest part. Having to try — to try.
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So to me, my heart just goes out to them. Because there are kids out here, adults out here, that are just clueless when it comes to Black Lives Matter. And when it comes to the Say Her Name movement. But they are so invested in Poussey. And so invested in Taystee. Can you read that one more time?
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I view it as a moment for us to actually educate people. A podcast about pregnancy and drug use. Orange Is the New Black, the original Netflix series created by Weeds showrunner Jenji Kohan, has been acclaimed for its portrayal of a diverse array of Black, transgender, Latina, working-class, and immigrant characters.
Piper Get the facts, direct to your inbox. Subscribe to our daily or weekly digest. All these things point to the ways in which mundane interpersonal bigotry supports and perpetuates structural inequity.
I committed a crime. Indeed, Piper is characterized by a studied refusal to acknowledge this reality, and her place in it.
Even when the evidence of her complicity with racism and classism is undeniable, she continues to see and present herself as a safe, friendly, and loyal fellow inmate. This is especially so in her interactions with Healy. Or at least, make things a little quieter. He immediately resorts to deception, falsifying the election results so Piper lands on the council against her will and to exclude the actual winners—women he presumably expects will pose a greater challenge to his authority than Piper.
This requires betraying a Latina inmate for whom the secret cell phone that contains the images is a lifeline to her partner on the outside.