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Will Packer’s New Show ‘Central Ave’ Discusses Whitewashing in Animation

Will Packer’s New Show ‘Central Ave’ Discusses Whitewashing in Animation

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Producer Will Packer best known for films such as Night School and Girls Trip has created a nationally syndicated, multicultural, investigative entertainment & pop culture magazine show called Central Ave which premiered on Saturday, September 26.

Delivering relevant entertainment and pop culture stories through a provocative, socially conscious and diverse lens this past week the show shed a light on whitewashing in animation. 

Veteran entertainment reporter Julissa Bermudez (BET’s 106 & ParkEmpire Girls) and four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross are hosts of the entertainment magazine show.  

In the following clip below, Central Ave looks at white actors Kristen Bell, Jenny Slate, Hank Azaria, and more leaving their lucrative and sometimes long-held jobs to combat whitewashing in animated entertainment.

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