How Lena Waithe's 'Queen & Slim' Deconstructs Police Brutality Through Black Narratives
'We're not going to sugarcoat this. We're not going to make it feel comfortable for white audiences.' - Lena Waithe wrote 'Queen & Slim' to process the traumas of police brutality and racism in America. Here's why she hopes the film sparks further conversation and more Black narratives. 'Queen & Slim' is about a Black couple who kill a police officer in self-defense and subsequently go on the run.