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There will soon be a new and openly gay Black male superhero to hit the screens, and that hero’s name is SuperB—-. So says Oscar-winning director Lee Daniels, according to a recent Instagram post. The character has become a viral video sensation that features a man in high heeled thigh boots and a shiny skintight spandex shirt…

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Luke Cage may have some competition in Harlem this season. With the release of the season two trailer, Netflix gears fans up for Marvel‘s “Luke Cage,” set to be released on June 22, 2018. Unlike the first season, the trailer shows Luke basking in his superhero notoriety. He no longer hides in the shadows, but now proudly embraces…

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“Black Lightning” strikes again, as the season finale leaves viewers impatiently waiting for season two. It is no secret that the CW’s new show “Black Lightning” has added a new spark to the network’s lineup. Making itself a strong competitor, the CW has consistently been producing quality programming for its audiences with popular shows such…

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For many decades, when it came to the science fiction and fantasy genres, Blacks were sadly missing or present only in the background. For many, the presence wasn’t solidified until the premiere of the hit TV show “Star Trek” in 1966 that America saw Nichelle Nichols portray Lt. Uhura that showed Black people somehow survived…

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Black Panther was unleashed in the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Marvel movie. And it ignited excitement and eager anticipation among African Americans and Marvel fans nationwide. The footage gives fans the first look at such big stars as Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia) and Michael B. Jordan, as well as, of course, Chadwick Boseman, who…

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Empowerment comes in many forms. Self-empowerment provides the confidence and resilience needed to  overcome obstacles that may seem insurmountable. This type of empowerment is necessary as fuel for difficult situations. Many times we find this strength within ourselves, or we may need a boost from the experience of others. Yorli Huff is an empowerment specialist and…

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To continue with our superhero theme, Rolling out has re-discovered some of America’s best black superheroes (President Obama unfortunately doesn’t count).  A few have been around for ages, but may not be known to newer and younger fans.  Enjoy.

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