#DiversifyAgentCarter campaign challenges whitewashed history


Fans of ABC's excellent spy series Agent Carter were thrilled to learn it's been renewed for a second season

. But while the show deserves lots of praise for being the first female-led project in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, many are asking for more racial diversity next season too. Fans are now using the #DiversifyAgentCarter hashtag to celebrate the real-life women of color who could easily fit into the 1940s-set series without sacrificing "historical accuracy."

Some of the tweets are collected below and you can find more in the #DiversifyAgentCarter hashtag.

I previously wrote about the show's strength and weaknesses as well as one natural place for a leading character of color over at The A.V. Club.