Blackface In Philippine TV

GMA Network proudly presents its first “multi-generational drama series,” but actually the third with a blackfaced girl as the lead character.

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“Luna Blanca” tells the story of twin sisters Luna and Blanca and their journey towards discovering their ancestry and, at the same time, fulfilling their personal destinies. The sisters are born with completely different features – Luna has a dark complexion while Blanca is fair-skinned. Making Luna even more unusual is her mystical twin shadow.

This is a follow-up to GMA Network’s “Nita Negrita” (pictured) in 2011 and “Kirara” in 1999.

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