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5 times casting drew controversy, plus 2 ways authentic casting drew applause

In the end, the debate boiled down to the language of the casting notice. "Hamilton" producers agreed to change the language of the casting notice, but still vowed to find a diverse cast of nonwhite actors.

"Hamilton" is known for its diversity, with nonwhite actors portraying the roles of American founding fathers.

The show's producers told the New York Times,  “it is essential to the storytelling of ‘Hamilton’ that the principal roles, which were written for nonwhite characters (excepting King George), be performed by nonwhite actors.”

Kent State University casts a white Martin Luther King, Jr.

A 2015 production of Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop," a fictional telling of the last night off of Martin Luther King Jr., at Kent State University,  featured two actors  portraying the role of Martin Luther King Jr. in separate performances. 

While one of the actors was of color, the other was white.

Autism Charm - Bookshelf


The New Polymath, Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations
400 pages
The New Polymath, Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations

The newest statistics are shocking: 1 out of every 100 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder. Even with that remarkable prevalence, there is little cause/effect data compared to other diseases.” Horn has teamed up with Pramila Srinivasan, also mother of a child with autism, Siddharth. Srinivasan founded MedicalMine, which developed ChARM (Children's Autism Recovery Map). ChARMtracker is treatment management software created for the 1,600- plus ...

Shopping Addiction & Living With Autism Shopping Addiction & Living With Autism

Charm. Turns. Into. A. Curse. What is Shopping Addiction? Shopping addiction or compulsive buying disorder is associated with an obsession with the very act of making a purchase. Shopping as a recreational activity brings satisfaction to the shopper but can still be controlled when the need arises, but shopping addicts will find it very hard to repress the shopping behavior and will keep on making purchases no matter how timeconsuming, expensive, or impractical it may be.

Autism Spectrum Disorders, Inclusive Community for the 21st Century
225 pages
Autism Spectrum Disorders, Inclusive Community for the 21st Century

To address knowledge deficits and perhaps misconceptions about ASD as contributing factors to negative attitudes, Project Respect developed the Charm and Challenge of ASD series, brief multimedia presentations available to any and all community members who wished to learn more about ASD. The presentation includes video clips of Parent Partners discussing the impact of ASD on their families as well as the Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Know About ASD. (See Table 1.2 ...

GABA in Autism and Related Disorders
481 pages
GABA in Autism and Related Disorders

GABA dysfunction may provide a common risk factor in autism, Prader-Willi syndrome, and catatonia (Dhossche, 2004). In this chapter, evidence that GABA abnormalities are present in autism, Prader-Willi syndrome, and catatonia is reviewed. Implications for future research are described. II. GABA in Autism The charm of GABA lies in naturees choice of this simple molecule, made from the common metabolic soil of gfutamic acid, for the alt-important role as major controller of the ...

Autism and Creativity, Is There a Link between Autism in Men and Exceptional Ability?
304 pages
Autism and Creativity, Is There a Link between Autism in Men and Exceptional Ability?

Is There a Link between Autism in Men and Exceptional Ability? Michael Fitzgerald. secretary of the Indian Mathematical Society, found him 'a short, uncouth figure, stout, unshaven, not overly clean, with one conspicuous feature – shining eyes'. 38 Peoplewith HFA/ASP can havea unique'autistic charm'. The kind of charmexuded isnotone found in goodsocial relationships buta unique compelling kind mediated through gestures or nonverbal behaviour. Onone occasion Ramanujan ...

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Welcome additions to Philadelphia in 2013
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Creating a movement: Cause marketing is good business
Created in February of 2011, Charity by Design is a collection of charm bangle bracelets, each one corresponding to a different cause. A bangle with a puzzle piece charm represents the National Autism Association, while a penguin charm stands for the 

Richard Bacon MP: 'Bank making the most of its fabulous building'
Richard Bacon MP: 'Bank making the most of its fabulous building' Diss, Harleston and Loddon each have their own unique charm that out-of-town developments cannot match. Autistic Spectrum Disorders don't care about postcodes and children with autism or aspergers need support regardless of where they live.