We all know the, unfortunately overused, trope in horror
tales that the person of color dies first, regardless of whether the monster is
human or supernatural. It’s so prevalent that movies and books now use it as a
point of meta-reference: white heroes making it to the end while their
non-white friends fall. So, let’s flip the script and look at books that focus on
tales of people of color from across the world. Spend some time this Halloween
with any of these fine, frightening stories and see the spooky world we live in
from a new perspective.
This post was originally published on GetLiterary.com.