‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Reminds Us That Black Superheroes Need to Fly Solo

Here’s hoping Anthony Mackie and crew can soar with it

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But how far is Marvel willing to delve into race? ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ wants to tackle the issue in a way that makes sense to the established universe, which is somewhat puzzling: Except for a handful of remarks scattered throughout the films, there’s no significant mention of race within the MCU.

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