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Falcon as the new Captain America

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Captain America is black, and social media is having a field day with possible scenarios involving the newly crowned captain. One has to wonder, will Captain America have to battle police brutality? Or even stop and frisk? These are just a few hypothetical scenarios being tweeted about. 

But of course, with all of this new postracial comic book news, there’s always a Debbie Downer or two in the bunch:

Some people just can’t handle diversity, even if it’s fictional. 

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