Overwatch Fan’s Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response

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In March 2017, an Overwatch fan wrote to Jeff Kaplan about the lack of black female characters in the game. To her surprise, he wrote back a few months later, saying he hoped that one day diversity would be the norm and promising that there were multiple black characters in

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an overwatch fan reached out to me about a letter she wrote to jeff kaplan and the response he sent her way back in…
That's me!! Thank you so much @xoxogossipgita for the wonderful interview! This was a joy to read and I hope that o…
This is a wonderful example and model of meaningful fan-creator interaction.
This is an incredibly important article and one everyone should read in light of Soldier 76’s coming out.
This is a very good read, and also, makes me appreciate R6 Siege even more for its diversity of characters.
Read this it’s good and important
This is wonderful.
Gita once again knocks it out of the park with this story. Overwatch can and needs to be better, because its entire…
❤️❤️❤️❤️ @Itsjustme_Vee
This can unfortunately apply to basically any pop culture area, though some are shifting faster than others.
Love this!!!
A GOOD READ A GOOD IMPORTANT READ
This is a super sweet letter by Jeff Kaplan, lead designer of Overwatch, who I've also just learned is a hockey fan
“One of my favorite authors Junot Diaz said: “You know how vampires have no reflections in the mirror? If you want…
Representation matters.
This was so cool to read.
This is beautiful.
"Here’s what the race of a person has to do with it: even within our own culture, black women feel overlooked and f…
@DulcetRefrain @Diego43535848 @RevertMercySays I think the personal letter Jeff wrote in response to this woman is…
this article rules and the letter(s) made me cry.
#ładne #dobranoc
I recommend reading Kaplan's letter, especially if you're in a creative field. Powerful stuff.
This is the best thing I've read this week
This is an absolutely INCREDIBLE article, please read the whole thing. 100% worth the time IMHO
@whereisherchill
Yesterday when i said it was stupid to act like blizzard is some big, evil monolith that only made a character gay…
Compelling stuff here.
I love Overwatch. I love that it tries to champion positivity and inclusivity. And I love this article.
"It’s a big deal when we reveal a hero is a lesbian. But I long for the day when it’s not a big deal. It needs to n…
I wonder if people thinking Ana and Pharah being black women stems partly from the term 'African American'
Read it and then read it again and then try to complain about your position as a white man when you see diversity i…
I mean say what you will about Kotaku but this was a lovely piece and it was great to read Jeff Kaplan's words.
Overwatch fan writes letter to Jeff Kaplan about black women, gets a heartfelt response:
I'm glad she's going into development! The letter... *M'kabi voice* is more of the same.
Representation is important
This game is basically a politically correct grind fest... Instead of bringing innovative ideas to the game, they j…
You're the man, J Kap <3
Loved this piece from @xoxogossipgita.
If you were ever confused or didn't understand why black women need representation, take a look at this very helpfu…
So what about ashe she looked fine in her concept so why change her people will come up with any excuse to hide the…
This is so nice, I sent this to my straight male friends who dont understand why representation in media is so impo…
I hope they have a female black character coming. I can't play Overwatch because it triggers my motion sickness, bu…
Great story by @xoxogossipgita:
A video game story that encompasses everything that I have felt as a black American female gamer. Great work…
*fingers crossed* Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Kotaku's reporting continues to be incredible. I wish all of the ggers that are *still* sharing malicious snark a…
I'm not particularly optimistic about Overwatch but it's nice to see that they are trying
"Black men are thought to stand in for the entirety of the black experience, but that’s just not true. In video gam…
Spot on. Seeing a cishetero black male and a cishetero white woman as side characters in games and tv feels almost…
어쨋든 나름 중요한 기사인것 같아서 공유. 둠피스트가 업데이트 되기 전. 흑인 여성 팬이 보낸 "흑인 여성 캐릭터가 게임에 등장했으면 좋겠다"는 팬레터에 제프 카플…
Some timely PR from Overwatch after getting slammed on the internet for only more cis white gays eh >_>…
@xoxogossipgita ✊🏾✊🏾❤️❤️
It’s stories like this that makes me love the @PlayOverwatch team. Jeff Kaplan specifically. A very interesting rea…
Honestly Jeff Kaplan, for all his faults as a dev, seems like an honest, down to earth person and this is just so p…
@StingRayJoHns0n
anyway read this good article by @xoxogossipgita instead of worrying about those weirdos
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Can we relax please...for like 2 minutes? Bc THIS level of hypersensitivity is exactly what alienates women (ESP PO…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
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@Itsjustme_Vee @gofundme Im an aspiring designer, and after reading this, I would love to a…
@BGBFS Right?! According to this article, Kaplan says some are on the way but we'll see. I've kinda made the switch…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
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@TheQuartering Maybe this article
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Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response [@Kotaku]
Great read : Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
1. OW definitely needs to add several black women as playable characters. 2. I love what @Itsjustme_Vee took from…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
OMG. Where's the disabled fat gender fluid lesbian trans Italian representation in this game @PlayOverwatch @kotaku…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
I don't play Overwatch much myself, but I applaud them for the sheer amount of diversity they have already on their…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
This actually makes me more upset than no response at all. They had this and the campaign ny @ElleOnWords and proba…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Great story
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Not only is this a really good article from @xoxogossipgita It also gave me a lot of respect for Blizzard and Jeff…
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Overwatch Fan Writes Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women, Gets Heartfelt Response
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Diversity is good
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
That makes @PlayOverwatch even better.
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#mssnews #mitam
This is actually very touching
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Overwatch FTW
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Loeiveel hartjes voor dit.
#Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
This gives me some hope.
"The most important thing to me is that those in positions to influence and reflect society start portraying very n…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
I'd really appreciate if @xoxogossipgita would not make me cry
this is sweet i.e. lack of black women representation in gaming. would argue that you can obviously both be creativ…
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Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response
Bref, dans l'article de Kotaku il y a plusieurs choses avec lesquelles je suis d'accord, je vous en met une partie…
If you want to know why Blizzard and Jeff Kaplan are special, read this. "We need to make normal, normal."…
i can't really explain it, but this piece from @xoxogossipgita had me in tears at the office. i really do love over…
Overwatch Fan's Letter To Jeff Kaplan About Black Women Gets Heartfelt Response via @kotaku
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