Dora (sigelphoenix) wrote,

De-lurking to say ...

People of color/non-white fans of sci-fi/fantasy/speculative fiction, please stand up!

This roll call from deadbrowalking is a response to yet another white SFF writer displaying ignorance of the long-standing presence of fans of color - not yet six months after RaceFail '09. You don't have to write anything lengthy or clever - this post is merely an attempt to get a (however incomplete) count of fans of color, after the nth time a white writer/reader said, "Wow, there's non-white people in SFF?"

And people wonder why we need to specify "'09" after "RaceFail" ... The ignorance is here, again, still.
Tags: anti-racism and racial privilege, general geekery, psa

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