I'm black but I honestly don't care what race a protag is. Seeing black characters in games don't give me a sense of relation. Reminds me of back when it was announced that Carl Johnson was the main character in San Andreas, the racial uproar that caused. A good game is a good game regardless of race.
Besides, the ONLY race i hate is a nascar race. --- "An eye for an eye ass wipe. A toof, for a gotdamn toof." -Buffalo Soldier
As long as he's not a cliche abomination like Cole Train "Wooo wooo, all aboard for some blackface and purple drank!" then I could care less.
The MC in this is from my culture. That's the only thing that keeps me in the moment.
If he was a hood rat or genteel 15th century noble, I couldn't relate and wouldn't want to play him. --- Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money --- only for wanting to keep your own money." [Joseph Sobran]