The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ Tackles Police Brutality In America

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While Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid are taking a knee during the National Anthem to address police brutality, DC Comics used their CW television show, Supergirl, to take on the issue. Visit for more information During season 3’s 19th episode, Supergirl uses a Black superhero to spark a conversation about police treatment of Blacks in America. To […]

The CW’s Supergirl Uses Martian Manhunter To Address Being Black in America

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In the latest episode of Supergirl on The CW, the screenwriters use the alter ego of DC Comics’ Martian Manhunter to discuss the Black experience in modern America. Visit for more information In DC comics lore, the character Martian Manhunter, also known as J’onn J’onzz, is, well, obviously Martian. However in the television series, when he takes human […]

5 Reasons to Watch CW’s Black Lightning

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Words by Nick Slay Visit for more information CW premiered DC’s first black superhero headliner to their already impressive lineup of action heroes from the comic universe this week. Though not directly tied to the “Arrowverse,” Black Lightning joins a string of successful superhero shows (who fans arguably enjoy more than their movie counterparts) […]