Category Malcolm X

“Magneto X”: The Oppression of Mutants Symbolizes the Oppression of Black Americans

Magneto First Appearance: September 1963 Inspiration: Malcolm X Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created the powerful mutant during the height of American civil rights movement and used famed civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X as the inspiration behind the Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr. Both men openly fought against the oppression mutants experienced on a daily basis, but while […]