Did you know Magneto was a Roma Holocaust survivor in the original Marvel comics?

17 May 2018

Did you know Magneto was a Roma  Holocaust survivor in the original Marvel comics? And so were Scarletwitch and Batman's sidekick Robin of Roma characters. In this video Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez talks pop culture & Romani representation.

Roma Education Fund caught up with Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez, an activist and scholar to explore the secret history of Romani characters in comic books and films. The founder of RomaPop and many other initiatives of Roma culture and youth, Vicente has led the charge for Romani characters to be fairly portrayed in today's popular culture.

 Read more from Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez here  on the surprising number of Roma references in American pop culture.