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‘Let young Black girls grow up with that same nostalgia’: Parents respond to ‘The Little Mermaid’ teaser trailer—despite renewed racist backlash

'I thought I’d show a thread of the little Black kids who are excited to see their favorite princess look like them.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘White skaters had everything they needed’: Black figure skater says production didn’t have tights for her skin tone in viral TikTok

'She shouldn't have to bring her own'

On Nov 7, 2021 by Stacy Fernandez

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Viewers are criticizing ‘In the Heights’ for ‘white-washing’ cast, erasing Afro-Latinx people from Washington Heights

Beyond its tepid commercial response, additional criticism has come from viewers who believe the cast was not representative of its setting.

On Jun 14, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Forbes receiving backlash for including only 1 woman on its top 100 innovators list

The woman included doesn't even have a featured photo.

On Sep 8, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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Scarlett Johansson says she should be allowed to ‘play any person, or any tree, or any animal’

She still doesn't get it.

On Jul 14, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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This McDonald’s prank makes a point about Asian representation in media

This man put up a poster of himself in McDonald's.

On Sep 4, 2018 by David Britton

Based on Kevin Kwan’s novel of the same name, “Crazy Rich Asians” tells the story of Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), a smart, young economics professor at New York University who is dating Nick Young (Henry Golding), a man she later learns is essentially the Asian Prince Harry.

The case for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

The trending rom-com rewrites the rules.

On Aug 17, 2018 by Kristina Nguyen

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The Scully Effect is real: More female ‘X-Files’ fans pursued STEM careers

Dana Scully had a big influence on women starting careers in STEM fields.

On Apr 19, 2018 by Michelle Jaworski

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Women are still underrepresented in Hollywood, despite successes like ‘Wonder Woman’

What will it take to convince Hollywood studios to employ and cast more women?

On Feb 23, 2018 by Tess Cagle

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#FirstTimeISawMe proves that media representation for women of color is still lacking

Some women are still waiting to someone that looks like them on TV.

On Aug 1, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

Male critic criticizes Bechdel Test within the context of 'The Beguiled'

Misguided male film critic is mad the Bechdel Test isn’t fair to male-dominated Hollywood

Bad Take City, population: This guy.

On Jul 11, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Michelle Rodriguez threatens to leave ‘The Fast and the Furious’ over its depiction of women

Rodriguez wants Universal to put up.

On Jun 29, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Why Hollywood filmmakers need to stop advertising LGBTQ characters who don’t exist

Filmmakers are just making things harder for themselves.

On May 2, 2017 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Did Marvel erase a lesbian character’s sexuality for the ‘Black Panther’ movie?

Fans are asking why Marvel won't #LetAyoHaveAGirlfriend.

On Apr 20, 2017 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Uber’s diversity report shows little to no diversity at all

Add 'lack of representation' to the company's growing list of problems.

On Mar 29, 2017 by Samantha Grasso