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31 Times Hollywood Got Major Backlash for Whitewashing Movie Characters

By Namina Forna

Hollywood has a very long history of whitewashing movies. In some notable cases, entire casts have been bronzed-up or outright put in blackface to portray races other than their own. It's so bad, lots of these movies have sparked backlashes or even full-out social movements.

Here are a few of the most egregious cases from the very earliest days of movie history to present day.

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