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H.P. LOVECRAFT WAS A VIRULENT RACIST. HOW ‘LOVEC RAFT COUNTRY’ CONFRONTS HIS LEGACY. In the new HBO series “Lovecraft Country,” a young Black Korean War veteran named Atticus “Tic” Freeman (Jonathan Majors) explains why he loves the sci-fi novel “Princess of Mars” even though its protagonist is a Confederate soldier. “Stories are like people,” says Tic, who is on his way home to Chicago. “Loving them doesn’t mean they’re perfect. You just try to cherish them, overlook their flaws.”

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