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Black POW!-er

November 20, 2011 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Superheroes have generally been white, like most of their consumers.

But in Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes (University of Texas Press), Adilifu Nama hails the many African-Americans who have saved the day with POW!, BAM!, or...

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