Meet Marvel’s new superhero! Kamala Khan is a New Jersey Muslim American girl, whose love of comics and secret superpower lead her to becoming the next Ms. Marvel.
But are we ready for her? The Nerds of Color sound off, examining how stereotypes and writing might sink the series.
Can we handle a Muslim American Marvel hero?
The answer should be an overwhelming yes but as proved time and again, shining the spotlight on people of color often produces backlash (Miss America, anyone?)