5 Characters and Historical Figures Whitewashed by Hollywood

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the gods of egypt

‘The Gods of Egypt’A movie scheduled to be released in 2016, The Gods of Egypt, directed by Australian Alex Proyas, will feature an almost all-white cast, the exception being Chadwick Boseman, who will play the ancient Egyptian god Thoth.

Other deities in the film will be played by white actors including Gerard Butler as Set, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Horus, Geoffrey Rush as Ra, and Brenton Thwaites as Bek.

Recorded Egyptian history dates back to approximately 5000 B.C., when these gods were first known to be the focus of worship. The fact is, there were no whites or people of other races besides Blacks in Egypt at this time.

According to historians John Henrik Clark and Cheikh Anta Diop, no other race even stepped foot into Africa before 1700 B.C., so everything created there before that was the work of Black people.  White actors playing in the roles of ancient Egyptian gods from 5000 B.C.  is misleading.

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