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I’m happy that Animal Crossing: New Horizons includes the option to play as a black character. I’m overjoyed the game actually gives you a decent option when it comes to giving your character a traditionally black hairstyle.

I’ve gotten to the point where I’m not really angry anymore whenever I see a video game character creator think that good diversity is making sure to include options for an afro or cornrows. I’m just tired of yelling about it.

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