5 Latinx Superheroes Your Kids Should Know About

Latinx superheroes HipLatinaDo you remember seeing superheroes that looked like you growing up? I definitely don’t. Halle Berry as Storm in the X-Men franchise and then as Catwoman, are the closest I can remember. Halle’s not Latinx, but she’s brown so that counted for something. But I’m happy to say that my two kids—who happen to be superhero-obsessed—will have a bit of a different experience than I did. Latinx superheroes from the Marvel and DC franchises are going mainstream, and it’s exactly what we’ve all been waiting for. What our kids see in movies and books and at stores matters, and this is definitely a step in the right direction when it comes to diversification and representation for one of the largest minority groups in the U.S




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