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Twitter explodes with angry debate over The Wiz Live’s all-black cast

Even though the 1975 Broadway show was written to feature an all-black cast – and the network stayed true to the script – social media erupted with calls of racism.

It was a highly anticipated live television moment that was lauded by critics when NBC aired a three-hour adaptation of the Broadway musical The Wiz on Thursday night.

However, even though the 1975 show was written to feature an all-black cast – and the network stayed true to the script – social media erupted during the screening with calls of racism.

Several viewers took to Twitter to express their disdain about the event, accusing NBC of being discriminatory.

Source: Twitter explodes with angry debate over The Wiz Live’s all-black cast

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