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A black and white photo of Yla Eason behind her young son, Menelik Puryear. They are both smiling and Yla has her arms around Menelik. Menelik is holding a Sun-Man action figure.

Episode 70: Sun-Man

Episode #70

2023-07-19 05:00:19


In 1984, Yla Eason’s three-year-old son told her he couldn’t be a superhero because he wasn’t white like his He-Man action figures. So she looked for a Black action figure for him. When she couldn’t find one anywhere, she decided to make one herself.