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Hollywood Race

The Trouble With Hollywood’s Obsession With White Guy Biopics

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.03.2015 | World

Hollywood loves to take a genius, or an athlete, or a politician — a notable figure whose life was important — and dramatize h...

Hollywood: The Power of the White Gaze

Joe Brewster | Posted 04.25.2015 | Black Voices
Joe Brewster

While academically we may think we are beyond this debate, we are not, because our fellow filmmakers, critics, writers, and other gatekeepers in the film industry continue to rely and fall back on these same old unconscious assumptions.

Hollywood, We Have a Problem

Kevin Cokley | Posted 03.28.2015 | Black Voices
Kevin Cokley

We should be concerned about the impact of Hollywood's continual whitewashing on the collective psychology of people of color and it should be of concern for any educated person who wants to have an accurate understanding of history.

Kia Makarechi

Dee Rees On Hollywood's Race Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

For all the talk of "liberal Hollywood," diversity is not among the movie industry's strengths. Dee Rees, the director of "Pariah," a semi-autobiog...

Race-Lift: When Hollywood Changes A Character's Race

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.27.2011 | Home

In order to accommodate the least-deserving movie star of all time, makers of the upcoming "R.I.P.D." have changed the name (and implied ethnicity) of...