Superheroes 10/24 — Are the X-Men as progressive as we think?

Today we looked at whether or not the X-Men are as strong of an allegory for social change as we keep hearing about.

First, we watched this episode:

On a notecard we wrote down whether or not we agree with the idea that the X-Men are an appropriate vehicle for social change, or if there are problems with them as an allegory for oppressed minority groups. Hand in this notecard if you weren’t in class.

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