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Q&A: The Problematic Nature of Whitewashing in Hollywood

Whitewashing in Hollywood is a subject of much prevalence. With recent examples such as Scarlett Johansson, a white woman, being cast as Ghost in the Shell’s Motoko Kusanagi, a Japanese woman, the subject is one that has been drawing in much discussion as of late. There is more to the whitewashing of roles than simply…