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Why Do Social Justice Nerds Love The Hunger Games? We Ask 'Em

Why Do Social Justice Nerds Love The Hunger Games? We Ask ‘Em

by Channing Kennedy on March 30 2012, 8:57AM

We’ve heard a lot about the racist tweets complaining about black actors being cast in The Hunger Games. But the series also has a devoted fanbase of folks with smart race politics. We ask them what they like.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Hunger Games

A Note on Whitewashing, and Honest Storytelling

A Note on Whitewashing, and Honest Storytelling

by Rinku Sen on April 12 2011, 10:23AM

A 2004 essay by science fiction legend Ursula K. Le Guin is required reading for this discussion.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Hunger Games, Movement