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Against Black-Face Roles in German Theatre

Against Black-Face Roles in German Theatre

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This petition has been created by Gyavira L. and may not represent the views of the Avaaz community.
Gyavira L.
started this petition to
Dramatist's Guild of America,
Actors Equity of America
The German theatre use of "black-faced" white actors in roles written and designed for blacks subverts the intentions of the dramatists and denies work to black actors. On a broader scale, black-face demeans black Germans and reinforces racist societal and political positions of power.
Posted: 14 October 2012 (Updated: 14 April 2015)