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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

We may need to rethink how we portray Black women in the comic universe

Lola Falana in “Vega$,” 1979. Credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images

“I want to be Wonder Woman or Captain Marvel for Halloween!” my niece proclaimed.

She was excited and already planning her outfit months in advance of her favorite holiday. After nearly jumping for joy, she then wrinkled her brow and took a brief trip into the depths…

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Nash Rose

Nash Rose

Nash Rose is a Musician, Writer, and Comedian based out of New York City. @nashxrose

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