Will Smith's Shares How Racism Impacted Him Growing Up in Philadelphia
July 8, 2020
Actor Will Smith is speaking out about the racism he experienced while growing up in Philadelphia. In a recent podcast interview, he talked about his encounters with police, who Smith says called him the n-word on multiple occasions. The incidents allegedly took place under the city’s controversial former Mayor Rizzo, whose statue was recently removed after being vandalized during demonstrations against police brutality.