Candice patton Fighting against injustice both onscreen and offscreen.
The actress, who portrays reporter Iris West on The CW Flash, Always proud to adopt a character “fighting for what is right”.
In her real life, Candice is using her platform for better representation for black women in Hollywood. “I’m never a person who can keep their mouths shut for too long, especially when it comes to injustice,” she tells E! News for our “Ones to Watch” series during the Black History Month.
She says she wants to bring change in the entertainment industry, even when she feels “insecure” for inclusivity.
Her role, which was originally white in comic books, was reunited as an African American woman for the small screen. But, Candice explains, if you really want to make a difference, it’s not good to just cast a non-white actor.