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Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack (Oct 2013) www.iafrofuturism.com

How ‘Star Wars’ And Fantasy Movies Handle Race

In the wake of the trailer for the next Star Wars saga “The Force Awakens” being released, critics have questioned whether a black stormtrooper could ever exist. How do sci-fi/fantasy films such as “Star Wars” handle race and how have they evolved?

Ytasha Womack, along with Isaiah Lavender, Nnedi Okorafor, and Sigal Samuel give their opinions on HuffPost Live with Marc Lamont Hill.

http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/star-wars-black-storm-trooper/547c75f402a760b89f00063b

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