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Captain Britain

Diversity Aboveground: Muslim Representation Needed

Diversity Aboveground: Muslim Representation Needed

Muslims currently suffer from incorrect generalizations and bias. This is not suffering like an inconvenience or annoyance. In 2015, Mosques were attacked 63 times and  there were over 38 reported hate crimes just in November and December. Many hate crimes go unreported unless there’s property damage or hospitalization. Even in Canada, crimes against Muslims rose

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Diversity Aboveground: 2015 Recap

2015 was an exciting time for diversity in entertainment. Now’s the time to celebrate the triumphs that happened this year. Star Wars: The Force Awakens “It’s a phenomenon in the [film] industry that we call ‘stupid people’. There is genuine, recalcitrant, intractable sexism, and old-fashioned quiet misogyny that goes on. You hear ‘Oh, [female superheroes]

Magneto

Diversity Aboveground: New Magneto Needed?

Nowadays, it can feel like Marvel is nothing but change. Thor, Wolverine and Hawkeye are women. Captain America is African-American. Spider-Man has a Latina mother and an African-American father. With the end of Secret Wars: House of M coming up on October 28, is it time for a new Magneto? The current Magneto, Erik Lehnsherr

There she is, Miss America!

Diversity Aboveground: A-Force Dope

Earlier this year, Marvel promised that their Secret Wars event would bring more females to the forefront and add more diversity of all kinds to the various series. With that event well underway, it’s time to see if Marvel was true to their word. Just looking at the covers of this week’s new releases look

Three series available on Free Comic Book Day 2015

Diversity Aboveground: Free Comic Book Day 2015

Each year, the first Saturday in May is like Christmas, only with more Cosplay. Most comic book stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day, where as the name suggests, you get free comic books, save on merchandise with special sales, dress up and talk with actual comic book creators. You can check out FreeComicBookDay.com for participating

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