Let's be real: fandoms can be annoying. When we get passionate about books, movies, and television series our love for the material can sometimes get vicious. There's nothing wrong with innocently getting a little overprotective about something that means a whole lot to you, but when you inject issues of race and representation into the conversation things can get messy. Illustrator Sophia Canning has been dealing with the backlash from art she created in 2016 for two years. The reason? Sophia decided to depict Hermione Granger from Harry Potter as black.
Artist Perfectly Reimagines Harry Potter's Hermione As Black And Beautiful
Not everyone is happy about depictions of Hermione as black.