#StokersSoWhite: 2016-2018, the fall of tokenism at the HWA
Black voices in speculative fiction aren’t new, but awareness of our participation in sci-fi, horror and fantasy is on the rise. This is partially due to the scandals and also to the increase in Black audiences in the sci-fi, fantasy and horror television and motion picture industries.
#StokersSoWhite: 2016 Horror Writers’ Association boycott
“'Beloved' would have been considered gothic horror if it had been written from a white character’s point of view by a white author.”