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Black Lightning Brings The Thunder

Jefferson Pierce had left his life as Black Lightning behind, but when his family finds themselves targeted by the 100 Gang he's forced back into his crime-fighting superhero role. So begins this new iteration of Black Lightning, and we speak with the show's co-creator Salim Akil to learn what it's like to create a culturally specific character with crossover appeal while doing "black on purpose."

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