15 May 2018 17:08 IST

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is getting a Muslim superhero

The 16-year-old is the latest non-white character in the MCU

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is attempting to expand its characters' diversity through their latest superhero: Ms Marvel or Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old Muslim girl from New Jersey. According to this article in Vice, Kamala was originally the female counterpart to Captain Marvel. Now she might have a stronger role to play in the MCU.

Check out the article to read more on Ms Marvel and her super-powers.