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Not Since “Tiffany’s:” The 10 Worst Whitewashing Incidents in Film

Not Since “Tiffany’s:” The 10 Worst Whitewashing Incidents in Film

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Whitewashing is a casting practice in film in which white actors are cast in historically non-white character roles. Explore WSN's picks for the Top 10, or in this case, Bottom 10 incidents of whitewashing in film.

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

By Ryan Quan, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Whitewashing has been and continues to be a practice in the film industry that is heavily criticized and disputed, and racial representation is an issue that plagues both independent and blockbuster films alike.