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Although we now have Black Panther,Ā Black Mirror and A Wrinkle in Timeā€”films that, in fact, employ black actors to play black charactersā€”a few years back, black folks in mainstream sci-fi and fantasy were few and far between.

As Ashley Nkadi recently wrote for The Root, we were usually ā€œerasedā€ from these genres, though rich racial metaphors abound: ā€œIn these fictional worlds, anything could happen: magic, dragons, travel through space and time. Anything, that is, except diversity.ā€

But fear not; that will never happen. Not in the real world, not even in a reimagined fantasy world.

Not when thereā€™s #BlackHogwarts, which used GIFs, pics and notes to infuse the world of Harry Potter with a rich stew of magic and melanin.

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was feeling it, and so was I (sorry, non-Potter fans, the jokes are kinda insidery).

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