The creators of the American cartoon series "the Simpsons" said that white actors will no longer be the voice of non-white characters, according to the publication Deadline.
Earlier on Friday, the actor Mike Henry also said that no longer will voice a black character Cleveland in the animated series "family Guy".
"future "the simpsons" white actors are no longer to voice non-white characters", – said the creators of the animated series, the words which leads edition.
Previously, the animated series "the Simpsons" has been accused of racism because a minor character APU Nahasapeemapetilon, which many viewers believe the false and offensive images of the American Indians. One of its distinguishing features is a pronounced Indian accent. Public outcry around the character became known as "the problem of APU". In 2017, the comedian Hari Kondabolu dedicated "the problem of APU" documentary, which pointed to the negative stereotypes faced by American Indians.
From the end of may in many major American cities held protests and unrest after the death of the African-American George Floyd with the arrest by the police. One of the policemen, who for a few minutes he felt a knee in the neck of Floyd, charged with murder, three others of aiding and abetting the murder.