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Why ‘Get Out’, a Movie About Anti-Black Racism, Had an Asian Character

Editor’s Note: Ranier Maningding is a copywriter and mastermind behind the social justice page “The Love Life of an Asian Guy“. The opinions expressed in this piece are solely his own.

Designed as a two-for-one special, “Get Out” was both a brilliant horror film with terrifying visuals and a scathing critique of racism in white America. This two-faced presentation meant that if you’re woke (aka, you understand how race operates) you were tasked with uncovering all racial symbolism hidden in the film and making sure you didn’t shit your pants from all the scary bits.