"I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe Louis and knowing he wants to go home early."
- Max Baer On Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis
"many people who have racial privilege, all of whom will never have any tangible idea of what it’s like to experience the daily social and institutional indignities of being non-white in America."
This is important.
Maybe this will help explain it to my fellow white people who just “don’t get it”.
Same ole song
Bryan Stevenson on The Daily Show.
Jungle Action #21 (May 1976)
Cover Art by John Romita Sr.
Is it me or did Marvel decide to throw subtly out the window a long time ago?
In the same decade, over at DC, Hal Jordan realized “he helped the orange-skins and the purple-skins, but never the black-skins” and Superman made Lois black so she could interview the locals of ‘Little Africa’ in Metropolis.
That’s how race was tackled in comics during the 70s.