He was DC’s first African American headliner and has a successful show alongside Flash, Arrow, Supergirl and more on the CW. He’s fought alongside Batman and served as the Secretary of Education under Lex Luthor. Jefferson Pierce, AKA Black Lightning, has a long and fascinating history within the DC Universe.
Find the full article detailing his story by following the link below, or finding it in the News section of DC Universe:
Given that February is Black History Month, how do you feel Jefferson Pierce’s role in society as a teacher, and Black Lightning’s role as a black superhero in an otherwise white superhero population, makes a difference for comic readers?
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