Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Unraveling the Myth of the Black Supermom
Nora and Iris West-Allen's fraught relationship proves that even we daughters often expect superheroics from our very human Black mothers.
Ravynn K. Stringfield is an American Studies Ph.D. candidate at William & Mary. Her research centers Black women and girls in new media fantasy narratives. She is also a blogger, essayist and novelist. Ravynn's work has been featured in Catapult, ZORA, Shondaland, Voyage YA Journal and midnight & indigo. For more about her, visit her website, ravynnkstringfield.com, or follow her on Twitter: @RavynnKaMia.
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