Full Stop: Tropes We Need to Leave Behind

I’m a nerd. I consume a ton of media regularly. This includes watching a lot of movies, shows, and theatre (pre-COVID), and I’m always confused why certain problematic choices are still seen in most of them. It’s 2021 and we’re still seeing a ton of blatant biases in the media. So I decided to write another list to keep most of the more frequent ones in one handy dandy article.

  1. Black people can exist in fictional worlds without experiencing racial trauma. Please retire anything you were planning that involved a plantation, racial violence, or verbal racism…