10 Movie Roles That Weren’t Meant For Black Women

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ROSARIO DAWSON AS “PERSEPHONE” IN PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (2010)  According to ancient Greek mythology, Persephone was the beautiful goddess of the underworld alongside Hades. While most (if not all) depictions of the Greek gods are White, Fox’s 2010 release, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, took a multicultural spin, casting Brandon T. Jackson as a guardian satyr (half goat, half man) as a Dawson as the hell bound queen, Persephone. Since its release last year, the film has grossed over $226 million worldwide.

ROSARIO DAWSON AS “PERSEPHONE” IN PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (2010) According to…