From ‘Black Panther’ to ‘Luke Cage,’ black superheroes are breaking barriers once considered impenetrable

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They fight crime in old cotton hoodies, shimmering black capes and glowing LED unitards. They can repel bullets with their bodies, leap atop speeding cars like a svelte cat or dissipate in a puff of eerie smoke, all in the name of justice.

But most impressive of all: They have a newfound power...