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A woman has compiled an excellent list of the actors of colour in Game of Thrones.

Black characters are underrepresented in Game of Thrones. Missandei is the only person who comes to mind, and we all know what happened to her. Except..

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There are not many black people in Game Of Thrones.

Missandei is the only person who immediately comes to mind, and we all know what happened to her. Aside from that, no other major characters in the show are of African descent. I get that the showrunners would like to be faithful to the source material, but what’s the harm in lightening things up a bit?

Also, given the current climate and the level of outrage caused by the most recent episode, it’s possible that we’ll soon be treated to a brand new Game of Thrones starring entirely new actors. (I’m joking, sort of)

Anyway, one Twitter user saw this as a problem and decided to fix it by making all the characters black. From my experience, I can say that some of these are effective while others are not. Just keep scrolling down and checking it out.

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And so it begins.

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#1 Amandla as Arya Stark.

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#2 Angela as Catelyn Stark.

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#3 Lakeith as Robb Stark.

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#4 Denzel as Eddard Stark.

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#5 Yara as Sansa Stark.

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#6 Jaden as Bran Stark.

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#7 Chadwick as Jon Snow.

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#8 Daniel as Theon Greyjoy.

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#9 Kerry as Cersei Lannister.

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#10 Edris Elba as Jaime Lannister.

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#11 Keith as Tywin Lannister.

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#12 Chiwetel as Tyrion Lannister.

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#13 Bryshere as Joffrey Baratheon.

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#14 Tessa as Daenerys Targaryean.

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#15 Mahershala as Ser Jorah Mormont.

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#16 Jeffrey as Varys.

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#17 Giancarlo as Little Finger.

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#18 John as Gendry.

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#19 Tracee as Lyssa Arryn.

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#20 Zoe as Margery Tyrell.

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#21 Lupita as Melisandre.

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#22 Leslie as Brienne of Tarth.

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#23 Winston as Tormund Giantsbane.

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#24 Marsai as Lyanna Mormont.

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#25 Michael as Ser Bronn.

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#26 Letitia as Meera Reed.

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#27 Freema as Ygritte.

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#28 Djimon as Mad King Aerys.

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#29 Sterling as The Night King.

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How interested would you be in watching the show if this was the cast? In Game of Thrones, who plays the role best in your opinion? Write your thoughts in the comments below.