History of Black Superheroes

Black Panther - Fast-forward over 50 years and Black Panther had become one of the most popular superheroes in cinema. The film, released in 2018, made well over US$1 billion. 

Luke Cage - The super-strong superhero got his own Netflix series in 2016. 'Luke Cage' ran for two seasons.

Blade - You can watch Wesley Snipes as the superhero in the 'Blade' trilogy, released from 1998 to 2004.

Nubia - Jayne Kennedy was also rumored to play Nubia, who sadly hasn't featured in any major movies. Looks like a pretty good option for DC...

Misty Knight - You can watch Misty Knight in action in the 'Luke Cage' series, as well as 'Iron Fist' and 'The Defenders.

Storm - In the mid-'70s, Marvel introduced us to Storm, a descendant of African witch-priestesses who could control the weather. 

Vixen - The character of Vixen is inspired by Yoruba, Ashanti, and Swahili cultures. She's been voiced by Megalyn Echikunwoke in various projects since 2015.

Nick Fury - The Avengers ringleader was originally created as a white man, but Nick Fury has been revolutionized in the MCU movies, with Samuel L. Jackson playing the character since 2008.

Shuri - A fan favorite from 'Black Panther,' Shuri is T'Challa's sister, an African princess who's skilled in martial arts and advanced technology.

Hancock - An original superhero who didn't come from comics, Hancock is a rowdy and reckless vigilante who was played by Will Smith.

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