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Brazilian production of The Lion King requests black kids for lead parts; finalists in auditions are artificially tanned white kids


On the right, gospel singer Jotta A. (Originally posted on December 26, 2012; updated on July 11, 2013) On the heels of our recent post on a white female character of … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · 8 Comments

Vanessa Jackson


As a young girl, Vanessa Moraes idolized the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, so when she started to sing, it seemed a natural decision to borrow the famous last name … Continue reading

December 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Vanessa Jackson


As a young girl, Vanessa Moraes idolized the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, so when she started to sing, it seemed a natural decision to borrow the famous last name … Continue reading

December 10, 2011 · Leave a comment