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25 white comic book characters race swapped in movies and TV

Jimmy Olsen (Mehcad Brooks, Supergirl)


If you decide to probe the worst of the Internet you can find some truly awful comments about Brooks being cast as James (don’t call him Jimmy!) Olsen as a potential love interest in the new Supergirl series.

Brooks has had to deal with a lot of racist trolls, but has not shied away from battling them online and having some storylines address race in Supergirl. Brooks has departed Supergirl as a series regular, but his return has been left open ended so we could eventually see him back.

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