At The Root, Michael Harriot shares, “The Black Person’s Guide to Game of Thrones“: “Game of Thrones is not just a television show; it is entertainment, a primer on the art of war, a family drama, a weekly action movie and a new-millennium philosophy lesson. Even Barack Obama has said that it taught him more about politics than any textbook.
But for some reason, it hasn’t caught on with the black audience because … well … I guess because dragons are white-folks shit. But there is one reason I recommend that we as a people incorporate dem Thrones into our viewing habits:
It explains wypipo.”