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Learn more about ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ animated series and ‘The Last Airbender’ film.

The Last Airbender Film: Changes from the Cartoon Series

The Last Airbender Film: Changes from the Cartoon Series

June 30th, 2010 by

As with any movie adaptation, there are bound to be changes. However, fans are always interested in what’s different between a film and the source material. This is intended to shed light on what has changed, not to pass judgment (positive or negative) on the changes. The lists below are meant to document the differences […]

Racebending.com Staffers meet Avatar: The Last Airbender Creators at book signing!

Racebending.com Staffers meet Avatar: The Last Airbender Creators at book signing!

June 27th, 2010 by

Avatar: The Last Airbender creators sketch and sign books for fans in Los Angeles. Racebending.com and other fans showed up to meet them and celebrate the art of the animated series.

Racebending.com Supporters:  Why We Oppose the Casting of The Last Airbender

Racebending.com Supporters: Why We Oppose the Casting of The Last Airbender

June 15th, 2010 by

For people unfamiliar with Racebending.com, we hope these statements will help you understand where we are coming from, and why we are protesting films like The Last Airbender.

The Problem With Colorblindness

The Problem With Colorblindness

June 12th, 2010 by

After centuries of giving value to the color of a person’s skin, attempting to push race aside now also pushes aside the struggles that many people have gone through because of the value placed on their skin. Colorblindness is passive. It helps maintain the status quo.

Ebert takes on another Airbender question

Ebert takes on another Airbender question

June 10th, 2010 by

Ebert: “If I’d been making “The Last Airbender,” I would probably have decided the story was so well- known to my core audience that it would be a distraction to cast those roles with white actors. I’m guessing, but I suspect the American group most under-represented in modern Hollywood is young Asian-American males.”

Paramount Pictures – Diversity in the 21st Century?

Paramount Pictures – Diversity in the 21st Century?

May 22nd, 2010 by

Is Paramount Pictures actually less diverse this decade than they were in the one that just passed? Racebending.com examines who Paramount has given top billing from 2000 to present and beyond.

Racebending.com’s Report from WonderCon 2010

Racebending.com’s Report from WonderCon 2010

May 6th, 2010 by

Racebending.com hosted a fan table at WonderCon 2010. Check out our photos and report from this event!

Demographics of Racebending.com Supporters

Demographics of Racebending.com Supporters

April 30th, 2010 by

Racebending.com surveyed our supporters last year. Here are the results taken from over 1,200 responses.

The Old Masters: The Legacy of Mako Iwamatsu

The Old Masters: The Legacy of Mako Iwamatsu

April 27th, 2010 by

A brief biography on Mako Iwamatsu (Avatar: The Last Airbender voice actor for Uncle Iroh), who spent his entire career fighting discrimination in Hollywood.

Zuko is Evil?  – The Marketing of Prince Zuko in "The Last Airbender"

Zuko is Evil? – The Marketing of Prince Zuko in "The Last Airbender"

April 15th, 2010 by

How Paramount Pictures markets Prince Zuko and other characters of color in “The Last Airbender.”

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