Behind the Mask: Black Power in Comics


Storytellers have always been at the forefront of political and social change. It's no different for Black comic creators, who have historically used their work to shine a light on how everyday people can overcome injustice and become heroes. Join us for a lively introduction to the Behind the Mask: Black Power in Comics exhibit, which is currently on display at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce. The exhibit uncovers the influence of several generations of comic artists and illustrates how comics have changed as America has changed. NAAMCC curatorial assistant Derek Pridemore will explore how these comic artists are forging new stories while honoring the struggles of those who came before.

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