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Racebending chats with the cast of “Community”

Racebending chats with the cast of “Community”

Tonight NBC aired the season three finale of Community, so we’re happy to share our brief interviews with some of the folks behind the show! At the WonderCon 2012 press line, Racebending.com managed to squeeze in a few questions to the creator and some of the actors of NBC’s show Community. The cast and creators were in good spirits that day and the room was packed! Community had jus...
Aasif Mandvi calls out Hollywood’s whitewashing

Aasif Mandvi calls out Hollywood’s whitewashing

Actor and comedian Aasif Mandvi spoke out this week about Hollywood’s practice of “whitewashing” (a subset of the practice we’ve nicknamed ‘racebending’ on our website.) Guns blazing, too! Mandvi opened with a satirical editorial on Salon.com, parodying the mindset of Hollywood executives. We’ve posted an excerpt below but make sure to read the entire...

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