Teenage actress speaks up on social media to 'start conversations'

Amandla Stenberg, who starred in The Hunger Games and is now in The Darkest Minds, has made waves speaking about hot-button issues.
Amandla Stenberg, who starred in The Hunger Games and is now in The Darkest Minds, has made waves speaking about hot-button issues.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Amandla Stenberg had a small but prominent role in science-fiction mega-hit The Hunger Games (2012), where she played the youngest tribute, Rue.

The 19-year-old actress has now taken on another role in a young adult sci-fi drama - The Darkest Minds.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2018, with the headline 'Teenage actress speaks up on social media to 'start conversations''. Print Edition | Subscribe