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In 2016, Why Is Hollywood Still ‘Whiting Up’ Asian Characters And Stories?

“There are huge differences between whitewashing and the ‘white saviour’ trope, but both exist due to a sense in Hollywood that audiences won’t turn out to see a movie unless there are Caucasian faces involved somewhere. This is especially strange given research shows that people of colour, Hispanics in particular, make up a sizable portion […]
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