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Flashcards in White Until Proven Black Imagining Race in Hunger Games Deck (4):
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Who wrote "White Until Proven Black: Imagining Race in Hunger Games"?

Anna HOLMES

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Premise:

Many people could not believe that actors in the Hunger Games would be black and made many racist comments over the internet.

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Hunger Game Tweets:

A website that hosts the racist/inflammatory comments posted on twitter and other social media websites.

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Other information:

Many readers can't believe that the actors in the hunger would be black. Only 9% of children's books are culturally diverse. Murder of Martin (17 year old black child): He was shot by a self-professed neighborhood watchman because the watchman thought he was up to no good (because he was black)