By Dana Sanchez
With the recent release of Mortal Kombat 11, iconic Black character
Jackson “Jax” Briggs’ inadvertently set off a discussion about slavery on social media.
Like previous games, 11 allows you to get different endings after beating every fighter, depending on the character you play when you’re in Arcade Mode (commonly known as the Klassic Tower in the series), according to
For Briggs’ ending, he uses his powers to undo the slave trade, while also keeping his wife and daughter in his life.
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“All I wanted was to fix my life. Now I have the power to fix history,” Briggs says as he faces an Click here to read entire article