Justin Prince touches on casting POC in roles traditionally played by white actors and the importance of representation. Mostly triggered by the casting of Jurnee Smollett Bell as Black Canary.
Why not just create new, great characters that have dark skin with awesome backstories and personalities. As opposed to taking an established character and changing them just to piggy back on their success for the sake of "diversity"?
Because it would mean work.
It’s a lot easier to just change skin color.
I haven't heard of the name Smollett since Captain Smollett of Treasure Island.
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