Jasmine Grimes, also known as Mysse Match on social media, is breaking social expectations and perceptions of cosplayers! Sorjo chatted with Grimes on what it’s like being a black plus size cosplayer and facing racism, sexism and fatphobia in the cosplaying community.
“You need a lil’ magic when you’re a black girl enrolled in an elite predominantly white institution”
“Khalode shate khoto bolo na. Khalo manush kobe karap. Don’t talk to black people. They are bad.”
Mixing women of color with fiction and fantasy, a genre they aren’t always represented in.