Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: 1min 39sec
Her: 40sec
Black Swan: 24sec
Maleficent: 18sec

In each of these films, this is how long it takes to watch every single word spoken by a person of color.

Let that sink in.

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Sometimes, Tumblr makes our day with blogs about cats and pizza, but sometimes, Tumblr makes our day with blogs that spotlight exactly the kinds of issues that need to take center stage.

We’re slightly obsessed with the editing skills of Dylan Marron, actor and playwright and mastermind behind the blog “Every Single Word”. Take all our upvotes, Dylan!

 

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