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Have you heard about the novel ” The Hunger Games’? The book turned into a novel made $155 million dollars in it’s first week end release.  Wait. For. It.

The Hunger Games is a young adult novel written by Suzanne Collins.  It is written in the voice sixteen-year-old Katniss Evergreen  who lives in a post- apocalyptic  world in the country of Panem  where the countries of North America once existed. The Capitol , a highly advanced metropolis, holds absolute power over the rest of the nation. The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12 to 18 from each of the 12 districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle in which only one person can survive.

Okay that’s the summary.

Here’s the news.  When fans of the book found out that some of the characters were black,  the racist tweets began. Surprised?

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