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Meet Marsha P. Johnson In New Clip From Roland Emmerich’s ‘Stonewall’

Meet Marsha P. Johnson In New Clip From Roland Emmerich’s 'Stonewall'

In what seems like some damage control, Roadside Attractions has offered a clip from “Stonewall” that spotlights real-life activist Marsha P. Johnson (played in the film by Otoja Abit). This comes less a week before the film makes its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, and after a month or so of controversy suggesting the film whitewashed the true story of Stonewall — including Johnson’s involvement. Many claim she threw the first brick at the Stonewall riots, but the film allegedly gives that honor to a fictional white cisgender gay male…

Either way, meet the Marsha of “Stonewall” below:

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