Black Spiderman? The Response He Received Spells Out A Much Bigger Problem That Hollywood Still Has [VIDEO]

http://www.upworthy.com/the-response-he-received-spells-out-a-much-bigger-problem-that-hollywood-still-has

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The fact that the mere suggestion of “Hey, why don’t we have a black Spiderman?” could rile up such hit-your-face-against-the-deeply-entrenched-racist-wall racism highlights the greater need for diversity in mainstream cinema.

Stated another way…

The Mexican starring a white man (Brad Pitt). No reaction.
The Last Samurai starring a white man (Tom Cruise). No reaction.
The mere hint of a mention just the idea that the next Spiderman might be black and people go bonkers.

H/T: http://www.upworthy.com/the-response-he-received-spells-out-a-much-bigger-problem-that-hollywood-still-has

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