But I also know that a lot of the species and races IN LotR are *not* white like you and me (meaning: light skin tone and other features which developed in response to northern, sun-less environments)
They merely used white people to portray them in movies.
See - I hate it when some people cannot look at a fantasy story and SEE the story. They can only SEE it through modern, present day eyes which skews how they read things.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
And "The Magnificent Seven". Any black in the team. Burn the film and shame the director!
Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion