Authors Of Color Overshadowed In Sci-Fi, Fantasy Entertainment

Published: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 3:37pm
Updated: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 3:46pm

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Lana Condor is Jubilation Lee / Jubilee in "X-Men: Apocalypse."

The genres of science fiction and fantasy entertainment have been dominated by white writers and filmmakers over the years. But that’s not entirely because of a lack of diversity among writers.

It’s more a matter of where the attention has gone, leading to authors of color often being overshadowed.

To learn more, we spoke with Karina Vado, a doctoral student at the University of Florida She has researched sci-fi and fantasy authors of color.

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