Science Fiction and Fantasy: Genres for the “Unheard”

The District 11 three finger salute in “The Hunger Games”

“If [the Black individual’s] repressed emotions are not released in non-violent ways, they will seek expression through violence; this is not a threat but a fact of history. So I have not said to my people, ‘Get rid of your discontent.’ Rather, I have tried to say that this normal and healthy discontent can be channeled into the creative outlet of nonviolent direct action. And now this approach is…