Why representation of POC is important, a three generation trillogy
A young black girl decided to not bleach her skin after seeing the success of Lupita Nyong’o.
Lupita Nyong’o was inspired to be an actress after seeing Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple.
Whoopi Goldberg realized she could BE an actress after seeing Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek
All of this!!!!!!
First Look at New Cree Superhero in Lemire’s Justice League United
Late last year Jeff Lemire said that he had created a new hero for his new Justice League book - a teenage Cree girl from James Bay based in part on a real-life person, the late activist Shannen Koostachin.
When the cover for Justice League United #0, by Mike McKone, was revealed, however, the character was nowhere to be seen. And several folks were disappointed to see a cast that was, well, very not diverse.
The variant cover for JLU #1 by
Gene HaMcKone didn’t look any more diverse, either.
But that second cover is actually going to look different and diverse when it hits the stands.