Hunger Games and the Limits of White Imagination | Olivia Cole

Hunger Games and the Limits of White Imagination | Olivia Cole.

Smart piece on media representations of white and non-white people.

Considering our role as authors (makers of media), Suzanne Collins’s interest in racial ambiguity of her characters (including Katniss) forces us all to think about typecasting and the racial overtones of our work, especially in narrative writing.

Afrofuturism in speculative fiction offers a lot of creative outlets for dealing with race in the contemporary (and future) world.

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