If you're feeling bummed out by #OscarsSoWhite and the
attendantfoolishness from white celebrities, it's good to know that we can count on Twitter to get things right when Hollywood gets them wrong.
Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae, posed a challenge to her followers: reverse-whitewash a classic film or TV role by dream casting your favorite actor of color. The responses were swift, numerous, and occasionally brilliant.
Let's fantasy reverse whitewashing. Pick a film or TV role never held by a person of color and reimagine it with an actor who is a POC.
— Awkward Black Girl (@awkwardblkgrl) January 29, 2016
Some of the participants fantasized about alternate versions of classics.