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We take a look at the impact of Black characters in Video Games, Anime, Comic Books and related Pop-culture icons. Balrog; which GameDaily named one of "Gaming's Greatest Black Characters", noting that while not the deepest character on the list, he had significant longevity as a Street Fighter series character and received praise for representing boxing in the game "alongside flashier martial arts. Afro Samurai; who witnessed his father (owner of the No. 1 headband) being killed by the hands of a gunslinger named Justice (owner of the No. 2 headband). As an adult, Afro sets off to avenge his father's death and kill Justice. Black Lightning; one of the first major African American superheroes to appear in DC Comics. He debuted in Black Lightning #1 (Apr