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Candice Patton Is Rooting for Actors of Color, Always

Hypebae
 2021-06-07

Cover picture for the articleActor Candice Patton, known for portraying Iris West in The CW‘s The Flash, has for years been vocal about the lack of resources for Black talents in Hollywood — especially behind the scenes. An issue that’s often overlooked by TV networks and productions, as the star points out, is that Black actors tend to receive less care and attention for their hair and makeup than their fair-skinned counterparts. “As a woman of color, I need people who understand how to properly work with light Black skin,” Patton says as she reflects on past experiences on set.

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