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Finally, A Wizard of Earthsea is drawn as a brown man

Those of you who follow SciFi and Fantasy are probably aware of Ursula K. Le Guin. For those who don’t, she is a highly influential writer who incorporates considerable cultural diversity in her writing.

It should come as no surprise to anyone who follows this blog that Ms. Le Guin has had a huge problem with her multi-cultural work consistently getting whitewashed. Her most famous work, The Earthsea series, features a wizard named Ged who is clearly described in the books as being Native American in appearance and yet this is how he was portrayed on TV:

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