The Racial Bechdel Test is to PoC presence in the media what The Bechdel Test is to female presence in the media. It tests whether or not a form of media has a strong PoC presence.
The test is important because it shows trends in how PoC’s are not only represented in media, but also how they are portrayed.
In order to pass the test, three requirements must be met:
There must be more than one character of colorAt least two characters of color must have a conversationThe conversation has to be about something other than a white person
That’s it! Just three simple rules. Now let’s see what passes and what doesn’t.”
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