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Whitewashing

ReThink Review -- Exodus: Gods and Kings -- Whitewashing Gets Biblically Bizarre

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.12.2014 | Religion
Jonathan Kim

Usually when a film depicting a story from the Bible is made, the main danger for a studio is angering religious groups who feel that the film is attacking their beliefs or strays too far from accepted (or at least favored) interpretations.

An Open Letter To My Fellow White, Liberal Parents

Rachael Quinn Egan | Posted 11.19.2014 | Parents
Rachael Quinn Egan

If you really want to join that golf club, and feel that it's OK because there is one rich black family there, please work harder. If you chose to send your children to a school which only has one rich black family, one Hispanic child with a scholarship, and three Asian kids, please work harder.

Bible-Inspired Film Sparks Casting Backlash For Whitewashing Characters

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Black Voices

Hollywood has faced a great deal of criticism for its long history of casting white actors to portray minority characters. “Exodus: Gods and King...

'Why A Biracial Actress Should Have Played Katniss'

| Eva Hattie L. Schueler | Posted 03.01.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from The Communicator, the student-run print and online newspaper of Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ...

Demanding Diversity In Publishing

Zetta Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Zetta Elliott

I don't think people of color will "breakthrough" in the publishing arena in significant numbers until publishers are held accountable for the discriminatory practices that marginalize diverse voices.