11 Worst Examples of Whitewashing in Movies

The act of “whitewashing” isn’t new in Hollywood, it’s been there since the beginning of movies. From the controversial blackface in D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation, to the very white Natalie Wood playing the Peurto Rican Maria in West Side Story, it is still a big problem today as taken into evidence by the following movies – many only released in the last few years.

With the upcoming release of Stonewall, which has already been accused of whitewashing the story of...

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