The streaming series Zero broke new ground for global media by featuring a predominately Black cast depicting children of immigrants living in urban Italy. The show takes place in a fictional Milan neighborhood named Barrio on the city's outskirts, inhabited primarily by migrant and other working-class Italian-born families. The socially conscious superhero program with a romantic storyline begins with a voice-over by the main protagonist, Omar (Randi 2021). The son of Senegalese parents, Omar narrates, as he bicycles through the streets as a pizza delivery man, that he feels he is an “invisible man” whom no one notices, suggesting rather obvious links to Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man and the predicaments of African Americans in the mid-twentieth century. But his sensation of being imperceptible and obscured is not a mere personal condition but one, as Omar states, that is experienced by others where he lives: “Sono uno come tanti,...

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