The White Backlash Against Diversity In Fiction
The white foolery we are seeing today against PoC in Fantasy/SciFi isn't new at all. In fact, it’s very, very old.
In 1998, Samuel R. Delaney, an acclaimed Black Science Fiction writer, was asked at an awards convention about racism within the genre. Here he is referring to the publishing community but I’ve observed that this can be equally applied to every industry, including visual entertainment.
As long as there are only one, two, or a handful of us, however, I presume in a field such as science fiction, where many of…