Television is a wonderful medium for being a superhero. 

We had to bid farewell to last year.WandaVisionBlack Lightning Supergirl, there’s still There are manyYou can find plenty of superhero content. You can choose between BatwomanThe FlashStargirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Doom Patrol Titans, Superman & Lois, Watchmen, The Boys CW’s new addition Naomi, there’s something for everybody—an ever-growing rainbow of role models, anti-role models and powerful badasses to inspire and entertain us. Black History Month is a celebration of the fact that Black heroes are more common than ever. 

In 2020Batwoman welcomed Javicia LeslieAs the new leader, we have, a Black bisexual female. Black Lightning wrapped up its impressive run in 2021 after having introduced one of TV’s first Black lesbian superheroes with Thunder (Nafessa Williams). And the most amazing WandaVision, a new Marvel hero joined the fold in the form of Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris(see comics for more information). 

Even though the world continues to mourn the loss, Chadwick BosemanThere are many heroes to be proud of, including Black Panther actor, Jay-Z, who died August 2020.