Diversity in comic books

WINSTED — Comic book historian and culture expert William Foster spoke about diversity, including the history of African Americans in comic books, at Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) on Thursday, Nov. 30.

The event was sponsored by the college’s Diversity Committee; a large audience of about 50 people turned out.

Foster, who is an English professor at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, has served as a cultural commentator on CNN, National Public Radio and the PBS series “History Detectives.”

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