Gene Luen Yang on Last Airbender

Well the enormous whitewashed fuckery of a film Last Airbender is due out in theaters July 2nd. Here’s Gene Luen Yang’s take on the whole situation. I’m a huge fan of his graphic novel American Born Chinese, so I wanted to post and link here.

While I don’t agree that the overall impact of racist movies isn’t that important, I too fully support a boycott of Last Airbender, and admire the work of groups like Racebending to educate and advocate for just and equal opportunity in film and TV.

Check out more from Gene over at his site.

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