Detangling the Myth of Colorblindness in ‘Cinderella’
What is lost in a story that chooses to make Brandy a princess and Whitney Houston a fairy godmother despite their Blackness, not because of it?
Bezawit Yohannes is a writer, book reviewer, and Black fantasy bookstagrammer living in Brooklyn, New York. She grew up in northern Virginia and graduated from Georgetown University with her M.A. in English literature. She currently co-hosts the podcast Dreaming in the Dark, and works in digital marketing at Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House. You can find her sharing her love for new Black SFF and early 2000s fantasy media on Twitter and Instagram: @beingabookwyrm.
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