Click to Watch in HD > Plaid and Prejudice: Tim Burton and Diversity
Watch I had every intention to kick off the first week of Halloween by talking about Sir Christopher Lee. And then Tim Burton had some racist white nonsense to tell everyone.
The idea that casting people of color must be done for a reason is a tired and flawed excuse for ignoring diversity, and its all based on the assumption that characters are white (straight, cis, able-bodied, male) until proven otherwise.
Read the white nonsense: https://www.bustle.com/articles/186641-tim-burton-explains-why-miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar-children-features-a-predominantly-white-cast
An Open Letter To Tim Burton From A Black Fangirl: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/an-open-letter-to-tim-burton-from-a-black-fangirl_us_57f15fafe4b0972364deb776
The Princesss last video: https://youtu.be/QkmxPm6rGWY
The Scriveners last video: https://youtu.be/8qUc-01GI7k
The last TWO together videos!: https://youtu.be/ccxwLYMYsp4 and https://youtu.be/S98N1nQGgjA
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