Aqualad who is a Black superhero from DC Comics was selected by the Justice League for his strong leadership skills and his tendency to think logically. His original name is Kaldur’ahm, the son of Black Manta, and he was sent to enter Atlantis. His powers consists of marine telepathic powers, hydrokinesis, and hydro-swords that shift into a shield.
Static or Virgil Hawkins was exposed to a mutagenic gas that gave him his superpowers. He appears in Marvel Comics and his civilian identity was coined after the first Black man to attend law school in 1949. Warner Brothers debuted the animated series Static Shock in 2000, which was on air for four seasons. His powers allow him the ability to control electromagnetism.