Where, are those heroes?
Where, are those super-heroes?

from Lupe Fiasco – American Terrorist II Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Where are those super-heroes that we grew up reading about in comic books — who were always saving humanity from evil and destruction. We need them now more than ever.

Chicago, which is riddled with its own dismal reality of street violence, has been compared to Gotham city. If that’s the case, where is Batman???

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