There is so much magic in being able to identify with your favorite character. However, in the wizarding world, the importance of imagination and an open mind are pivotal to forming your own distinct connection to your favorite character.
Jack Thorne’s comments on the inclusion of disability and disabled actors highlight the need for greater representation. Is it time for the entertainment industry to take a stand?
Imagine a black Lavender Brown. Can you? You should. There were two before Jessie Cave was cast for “Half-Blood Prince” so why the change in ethnicity? I explore this concept further in honor of Black History Month.