Read one of the most thorough articles I've seen on the white-washing issue here. I love that the author contextualizes the book cover issue within the larger practice of white-washing in general, i.e. media images like Beyonce in an Elle magazine spread (I've seen a similar thing done with Aishwarya Rai and Halle Berry--and maybe Queen Latifah? All reps of L'Oreal, by the way), and the Avatar: the Last Airbender casting issue.
Great article, overall, go check it out.
Friday, February 26, 2010
More on White-Washing
Posted by Neesha Meminger at 1:18 PM
Labels: authors, links, PoC authors, race
Thank you for the link--the article really pulls together a whole bunch of references.
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