Tuesday, May 17, 2016

#StarringConstanceWu Continues the Conversation on Hollywood Whitewashing - NBC News

my article for NBC Asian America
"When Asian roles are being appropriated, whitewashed and erased from their own narratives, it further exposes Hollywood's deep-seated prejudice and its historic xenophobic designs that were prevalent long before Asian actors were permitted in Hollywood. As a Tibetan, I take profound offense on the whitewashing of the Ancient One in 'Dr. Strange.' Hollywood wants me to celebrate it as a victory on gender bending — but at the cost of quashing the identity of a marginalized group of people facing genocide?"
#StarringConstanceWu Continues the Conversation on Hollywood Whitewashing - NBC News


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