Black People : Even 'Hunger Games' Draws Racists

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  1. Kemetstry

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    i hear that hunger games 'blew twilight out of the water"
     
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    $155+ million kinda does that. It was a good movie



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    I kinda knew it would do well but i didn't know how well, wow!!!! 155MIL
     
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    Hardly heard of it. Weird tweets. Didn't know White folk just broadcasts their stuff like that.
     
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    I read hunger games, all except for the last one. Good book, it talks a lot about the conditioning of the world, and how the government controls the people. It is definitely from a white perspective, so I wasn't shocked when I read it. The book is true to the core, and no one talks about that part, they have just turned it to a Hollywood movie without the reality. It kind of reminds me of the Matrix in present time.
     
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    White folx in the bloggisphere are attacking the movie because it has heroic black people. The book spells out quite clearly what race they are. In fact, the book implies the main character is at best, mixed race.


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    It doesn't say that she is mixed race, it says that she has olive colored skin, that is all. That is one of the main things that turned me off from the movie, they cast a white girl as the main character when that is clearly not what she is described as in the book.
     
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    Some of the comments, especially, amongst the young, are shocking though. Racism isnt going to disappear



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    Yep, that is to be expected, parents raise their children to think and feel how they do.