A Grotesque Caricature

In need of in-depth historical analysis and commentary for Lovecraft Country? This is where it’s at: “But what moved me to write this blog, was the way that the show used “Black caricature to symbolize the grotesque and inspire racial terror. Because as always, there’s a history there. And as Due herself has so profoundly stated, ‘Black history is Black horror.”

Phenderson Djèlí Clark

Lovecraft Country, those frightening girls, and a history of grotesque Black caricature.

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