21 Powerful Black Sci-Fi Icons Who Have Changed the Game


This Marvel Comics character was one of the first Black superheroes and has been featured in all of the XMen films to date and multiple animated TV shows. She has been portrayed by actress Halle Berry.

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Black Panther
He is a king, inventor and an expert combatant. Black Panther has not been featured on the big screen, but things are changing for him. Marvel has announced that he will have a solo film in Phase 3. He will be portrayed by actor Chadwick Boseman.



Actor Laurence Fishburne plays the Yoda figure to Neo in The Matrix trilogy (1999-2003).