Are Black Characters Allowed to Exist Outside of their Blackness?

The relationship between Black people and speculative fiction is quite an interesting one. If you are a Black fan, you’re already well aware that the amount of representation we have in the genre leaves a lot to be desired. And when we are represented, it seems the characters who most resemble us are only somewhat accepted by fandom if their stories center around their…

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You may call me Shafira. I enjoy speculative fiction, and I write about it here.

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Shafira Jordan

Shafira Jordan

You may call me Shafira. I enjoy speculative fiction, and I write about it here.

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