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Old 06-22-2009, 11:05 PM   #61
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Default Re: The Twins: Racist?

Originally Posted by chaseter View Post
I honestly don't care what you think. If those roles were racist and slanderous towards blacks, why would Will Smith, Tyrese, or Anthony Anderson play them?
Perhaps, because they work in an industry predominantly controlled by old white men. Ever wonder why Morgan Freeman always plays wise old black men who redeem troubled white protagonists?

It's the Hollywood machine, if you want work in the mainstream field you take the roles which are afforded to you.

Why did black actors star in Song of the South?

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