Is that he plays white Americans. Exactly what othr options he has, given our sensitivity toward white people playing non-white roles, I'm not sure. But Black NPR contributor Eric Deggans makes it clear that Hanks has sinned greatly by playing white American heroes, or movies that celebrate our racist nation's past without focusing on our nation's racist past. And then - horrors - Hanks went on to say we should do more to emphasize the Tulsa Race Massacre (because we don't spent enough time focusing on America's sins). Apparently that was too much for Black NPR contributor Eric Deggans to handle. He appreciated the gesture of filling those few extra hours in a day that don't focus on America's sins with more about America's sins. But he felt Hanks needed to be brought down for falling to realize his words are hollow as long as he seeks to find anything but bad in our nation's heritage.
Remember, you're either 100% obedient to the Left's latest dogmas, or you're 100% irredeemable deplorable, especially if you have the wrong gender, skin color, or other group identifier. Such is America, 2021. We've never been as close to the totalitarianism we saw in the last century as we are today. In addition, bigotry, prejudice and discrimination have suddenly become all the rage with a zeal that would shame hooded horsemen in the Jim Crow South.
Unlike the ills of the past, however, those institutions that once pushed to overcome such sins - journalism, education, arts and culture - are now firmly behind these developments. Joined with corporate interests and religious leaders who can always be counted on to invest in the latest golden calf, it turns out that saying racism is bad or we need to come together for equality are now subversive and racist ideas.