The American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) was famously a raging racist, his books, fictional monsters and private writings all displaying a thinly veiled disgust towards people of colour.
A few Lovecraftian monsters pop up in the new supernatural series, Lovecraft Country, a term used to refer to the New England setting of many of his stories. But the point of the show is that the real monster is racism.
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