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If you can see yourself in fiction, does that make you blind to identity politics?

If you can see yourself in fiction, does that make you blind to identity politics?

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

A flourishing renaissance of fresh, vibrant voices in the media has inspired many, including myself, to take part in its narrative. I’ve found myself in an era where the first Muslim hero of Marvel Comics will be getting her own show. Another where Captain America will be portrayed by a black man. Th...