People Think ‘The Wiz Live!’ is Racist. Twitter Says, ‘Huh?’

By Kenrya Rankin Dec 03, 2015

#TheWiz is trending on Twitter right now, but not just because NBC will air “The Wiz Live!” tonight at 8 pm EST. No, it’s a big deal because people have been tweeting that the show is “racist.”




Yup. From pointing out that “The Wiz” has a 40-year history, to reminding them that “The Wizard of Oz” exists, the Tweeps are not having that. The shots have been coming fast and from all directions: