Guest Post by Mark Tseng Putterman
We know the drill too well. Hollywood announces another big budget film with a whitewashed cast. Or talking heads use racially-charged language on cable news networks. Cue our collective outrage — op-eds, Twitter hashtags, letters to industry gatekeepers. Maybe we get a half-hearted apology. Maybe not. And eventually, the outrage dissipates… until the next offense surfaces. Then we lather, rinse, and repeat.
Where does it end? How long will we wait for mainstream media to take our issues seriously?