Emma Stone in "Aloha" (Columbia Pictures)

77 years of Hollywood whitewashing: A history of white actors taking roles meant for actors of color

Whitewashing in films is not new — but why is it still happening?


Katie Levingston
February 25, 2016 4:00PM (UTC)

From "West Side Story" to "Aloha," Hollywood has been whitewashing roles for decades. Watch our video for more.


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