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Author Topic: New Netflix black sci fi movie "Raising Dion" has calls of colorism and worse  (Read 39 times)

Offline Bison 4 Life

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The movie is from a comic book of the same name.
A Youtube series had a brown skin actress playing Dion's mother.


Micheal B Jordan bought the rights and Netflix picked up the film and the mother is now bi-racial and causing some parts of Black Twitter outrage.



Some are also claiming the film has the same tired tropes like a white savior an absent Black father.


Offline Jay_Thomas

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 ::) UGH! As much as I am annoyed with the changes, I am also intrigued. WHY they feel the need to always LIGHTEN the cast to appeal to a WIDER [read WHITER] audience is the really annoying part.  :tongue2:  Honestly, I am more interested in watching the first production.

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I don't understand what the problem is? I think of complexion as being interchangeable among African Americans. Why are we getting upset because a character is lighter or darker than our expectations?   :shrug:

 

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