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The Last Airbender – A Timeline of the Protest

The Last Airbender – A Timeline of the Protest

February 18th, 2011 by

A thorough timeline of the events surrounding the casting controversy, from 2002 to 2010.

We include here statements from the casting call, protest actions by Asian American advocacy groups, and actions by media professionals in response to the controversy.

Journalists and Critics Tackle the Casting Controversy in ‘The Last Airbender’

Journalists and Critics Tackle the Casting Controversy in ‘The Last Airbender’

August 12th, 2010 by

A collection of quotes from film critics and articles that mention the casting controversy surrounding The Last Airbender.

Racebending.com takes to the streets, protesting The Last Airbender in front of theaters!

Racebending.com takes to the streets, protesting The Last Airbender in front of theaters!

July 25th, 2010 by

On July 1st, Racebending.com, Asian American organizations and other concerned members of the public gathered to protest the discriminatory casting of The Last Airbender in front of theaters!

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.

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.”

Official Racebending.com Press Release on "The Last Airbender"

Official Racebending.com Press Release on "The Last Airbender"

June 1st, 2010 by

The Official Racebending.com Press Release (current for June 2010)

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.

Facebook Restores Racebending.com Group

Facebook Restores Racebending.com Group

March 17th, 2010 by

Following massive public outcry Facebook has restored the Racebending.com group.

Racebending Facebook Group Taken Down

Racebending Facebook Group Taken Down

March 15th, 2010 by

Earlier today, the Facebook group People Against Racebending: Protest of the Cast of The Last Airbender Movie was removed by Facebook.

MANAA condemns The Last Airbender casting

MANAA condemns The Last Airbender casting

April 29th, 2009 by

Asian American Advocacy Groups, Fans Condemn Racial Bias in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Whitewashed” Casting of “The Last Airbender”

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