Where Are All the POC in Horror Movies? — Dark Matters

“The irony is: being black in America lends itself very well to the horror genre because every day is a potential horror movie.”

via Where Are All the POC in Horror Movies? — Dark Matters

The irony is: being black in America lends itself very well to the horror genre because every day is a potential horror movie. We’ve seen time and time again how a seemingly safe, casual moment can turn deadly in the blink of an eye.

 

6 thoughts on “Where Are All the POC in Horror Movies? — Dark Matters

    1. I watched that Spike Lee movie. I didn’t completely understand it but it was very disturbing. I’m not sure if it’s because of the kind of vampires in it, or because the entire cast was Black! Been a while since a vampire movie scared me.

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  1. Mary Burrell

    That’s why I discovered the horror/sci-fi anthology Dark Matters with African American writers such as Tananarive Due and Brandon Massey. And an another anthology Conjure Stories with and introduction from Nalo Hopkins.

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