Michael B. Jordan arriving to the InStyle WB Golden Globes After Party 2016 (Photo credit: Bang Media)
Michael B. Jordan worries people feel powerless to prevent social injustice.
The 32-year-old actor â€” who stars as defense attorney Bryan Stevenson in the legal drama Just Mercy â€” has encouraged his fans to continue to fight for justice, even if they feel discouraged at the moment.
He told theGrio: â€œI think with these bigger issues, people feel like itâ€™s so big of an issue that we canâ€™t do anything to be a part of the change.â€�
He cited voting as one of the easiest ways people can help to create change and to achieve justice.
He said: â€œThereâ€™s a list of actual things that you can do. I think voting in the simplest form, exercising their right to vote is extremely important, especially this being an election year.
â€œReading up on policies and what judges are being voted in [and] where what policies are being put in place, what directly affects your environment, your situation and doing something about it.â€�
Meanwhile, Jordanâ€™s on-screen co-star, Jamie Foxx, has hailed the influence of the Hollywood star.
In fact, Foxx described the actor as the â€œbiggest star in the world.â€�
He explained: â€œWe need Michael B, Jordan to continue doing movies like this because when you see the biggest star in the world paying attention to what weâ€™re going through, that means everything.
â€œItâ€™s hard to get someone to connect on something unless they see somebody that they admire and that they love doing it.
â€œAnd so when Michael B Jordan says Fruitvale Station â€” when Michael B, Jordan says Black Panther, Just Mercy â€” thatâ€™s whatâ€™s gonna make us paying attention.â€�