instead of casting a white british dude

anonymous asked:

Tbh I still think about Laurence Olivier was like "Who's going to play Othello? Ah yes, me." And it came out 2 years after Sidney Poitier won an Oscar and it's like you could have... cast him as Othello, Olivier.... instead of yourself..."

or paul robeson, or james earl jones, or any other black actor that wasn’t a british white dude in blackface smh