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Update on <i>Avatar: The Legend of Korra</i>

Update on Avatar: The Legend of Korra

March 7th, 2011 by

The Wall Street Journal posts a new picture of Korra and lists the lead voice acting cast!

Media Takes Note of “The Hunger Games” Casting

Media Takes Note of “The Hunger Games” Casting

March 4th, 2011 by

New York Magazine, E!Online, Movieline and other media outlets question why non-white actors are excluded in the casting call for Katniss…

The Legacy of Lena Horne

The Legacy of Lena Horne

February 28th, 2011 by

“I was unique in that I was a kind of black that white people could accept. I was their daydream. I had the worst kind of acceptance because it was never for how great I was or what I contributed. It was because of the way I looked.” – Lena Horne, African American actress and activist

Unoriginal Asian Stereotypes in “Two Broke Girls” pilot

Unoriginal Asian Stereotypes in “Two Broke Girls” pilot

February 26th, 2011 by

Racebending.com was recently alerted to a very stereotypical, appalling casting call for a Korean immigrant character on a CBS sitcom pilot, Two Broke Girls. It’s from the mind of Michael Patrick King, whose previous contributions to entertainment media include Sex and the City 2‘s awkward magic carpet ride to Dubai. The character, “Rice Lee,” is […]

Groupon’s Superbowl “Tibet” Commercial

Groupon’s Superbowl “Tibet” Commercial

February 26th, 2011 by

So much has been said about Groupon’s “Tibet” Superbowl commercial and the company’s backpedaling about it that I think most people are familiar with the controversy. To many folks, the ad trivialized the suffering currently experienced by the Tibetan people; human rights violations became fodder for a commercial punchline. What’s interesting to note is how […]

Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey

Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey

January 31st, 2011 by

Our review of G.B. Tran’s Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey a graphic novel about three generations and the Vietnam War.

Racebending.com Holiday Shopping List

Racebending.com Holiday Shopping List

December 12th, 2010 by

Looking for some last minute shopping ideas, or something to spend a gift card on? Look no further than this list, comprised of recommendations from Racebending.com staff and our readers from our livejournal community! This is a list of gift recommendations that the average Racebending.com reader or supporter–or anyone interested in more diversity in media–might […]

Racebending.com at the CAPE Soiree

Racebending.com at the CAPE Soiree

December 6th, 2010 by

Our Red Carpet coverage of the CAPE Holiday Party, including interviews from James Kyson Lee, Ken Jeong, Sandeep Parikh, Justin Chon, Bai Ling, and more!

Fall 2010 TV Season Preview

Fall 2010 TV Season Preview

September 6th, 2010 by

We take a look at some of Fall 2010’s diverse network television offerings…

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