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Whitewashing In Hollywood: Should It Be Banned?
Whitewashing Should Be Banned in Hollywood Productions
Hollywood has a huge influence on cultural norms and as such, should be held responsible when it goes astray.
Whitewashing mitigates the authenticity of media productions.
Whitewashing is offensive.
Whitewashing overlooks actors and directors of color in a field already lacking in diversity.
The practice of casting needs to be kept in the hands of directors and producers.
A ban is not necessary when there are other ways to reduce the misrepresentation of other races.
Its discriminatory to ban white actors from playing non-white characters.
It is difficult to have a singular legal definition of whitewashing. Therefore a ban would be ineffective.
A ban on whitewashing is unconstitutional.
This would open up possibility to ban the opposite, which would hurt actors of different race.
A ban on whitewashing would reduce the diversity of stories told by Hollywood.
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