Hermionie…… is black?
No, I do not agree. I do not believe it would ruin anything! She would have been wonderful the same way no matter what color she was. Skin color has nothing to do with a person's character, abilities, feelings or capacity. It is unconceivable that in the 21st century there is still anyone that may be considering skin tone as a reference for anything! I think we are evolved enough to know that
this has no importance whatsoever!
Nobody asked to come to this world as black, white, freckled, yellow, red, albino, green or purple! It was not something we could choose or avoid. Whatever color we had at our birth was never a choice of ours! We could have been any color! ANY ONE! So, why should anyone take that into consideration for anything, if that is so irrelevant? It is just a little bit more or a little bit less melanin in our "preparation". Nothing more, nothing less...
What we do, how we act, how we treat each other, what we do to enhance and make our world, ou surroundings a better place are the things that matter! Not the color of our hair, our eyes, our skin... It doesn't matter if we are tall or short, fat or slender. A dwarf or a giant. What matters comes from our minds and our hearts!
Whenever we are filling a form and there is still a field to be filled with "race", there is only one word that we are all supposed to write: