Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
The Wall Street Journal posts a new picture of Korra and lists the lead voice acting cast!
New York Magazine, E!Online, Movieline and other media outlets question why non-white actors are excluded in the casting call for Katniss…
“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
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 […]
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 […]
Our review of G.B. Tran’s Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey a graphic novel about three generations and the Vietnam War.
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 […]
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!