‘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
‘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
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
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
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
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
The case for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
The trending rom-com rewrites the rules.
On Aug 17, 2018 by Kristina Nguyen
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
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
#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
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
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
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
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