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Image: Verified twitter post from actor Jim Sturgess, who is white and appears in yellowface in the upcoming film Cloud Atlas. Sturgess writes: “Yellowface? Blackface? Pinkface? Pinkberry? Blackberry? Crackberry? Blueberry? Strawberry? Bananas? Frozen Yogurt? All the toppings?.Lovely! After Phil Yu posted this, I spent a couple hours stewing in a pit of rage. I’m still […]
In the adaptation of “Cloud Atlas” Asian men are depicted by white actors in yellowface.
After a casting call fr “Oldboy” raises eyebrows, Spike Lee assures fans the cast will be diverse.
Marvel announced the Mandarin in Iron Man 3 but may be leaving the Asian and gay characters out of Guardians of the Galaxy.
Red Dawn is coming to theaters this Thanksgiving. Read Racebending’s early review of the wince-inducing remake.
At ComicCon 2012, Racebending.com hosted our second annual panel, titled “Creating Spaces for Diverse Characters and Representations.” Check out the complete video of the panel on our YouTube channel!
Racebending.com staffer Mike Le asked Joss Whedon about the lack of Asians in Firefly, then discusses the importance of representation in media.
Start off your ComicCon weekend with Racebending’s second annual diversity panel and close out with a free concert from The Slants, sponsored by Racebending and other diversity orgs!
The protagonist of “Snow Crash” is a person of color. Will the producers of “The Last Airbender” let him stay that way for the movie?
A study of tweens found that television raises the self esteem of white boys–but lowers the self esteem of girls and children of color.