From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
“I know what it’s like to be disillusioned by your parents. But I’m a pretty good judge of character, and you are not like your mother. She is cold and dangerous, and you are too good and too smart to follow in her path. Be your own hero.”
It has been clear that not only women but black women in particular have been underrepresented in movies. With maybe the exception of Halle Berry playing Catwoman there are no badass women showcasing what we can do and also serve as an inspiration to the next generation of young girls.
Just a few weeks ago Marvel announced the very first major black female superhero: Riri Williams taking over for Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) in Iron Man.
I saulte Marvel for being bold enough to trust a young black girl to come in as his successor. I can’t wait to see what all the character can do. #Love it!