I’m sure that by now many of you are familiar with the recent wave of racism surrounding Hunger Games, and a cross-section of fans who were outraged that some characters from the book were portrayed by black actors Dayo Okeniyi (left) and Amandla Stenberg (right). If you’re not familiar with what has been going, please take a moment to read about. The New Yorker has a solid piece that pretty much explains it all. To be honest, I’ve been hesitant to weigh in on the subject, as I feel like I’ve been plenty vocal in multiple outlets about issues of race and gender in not just Young Adult literature, but in popular culture as well for a long time. But the more I read about this disturbing nonsense as it relates to Hunger Games, the more infuriated I become. And at this point, I’m especially agitated with one person in particular, Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins. Read more What Does the Silence of HUNGER GAMES Author Suzanne Collins Say About Racism?
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