Unless all of us are free, none of us are free.
— LaWanda to Jefferson[src]

LaWanda White was a minor character in Black Lightning.

Throughout the Series Edit

Season 1Edit

In LaWanda: The Book of Hope, LaWanda attended an assembly at Garfield High School. Despite Jefferson's efforts to calm and reassure the parents, LaWanda spoke out in anger.[1]

In LaWanda: The Book of Burial, her funeral was held at the Freeland United Methodist Church. Reverend Jeremiah Holt and others followed in her footsteps in standing up to the 100.[2]

Physical AppearanceEdit

she is a slim woman



  • Even though she was a minor character, it was her death that motivated Jefferson to officially become Black Lightning again.


Season 1
Episode Status
The Resurrection Absent
LaWanda: The Book of Hope Appears
LaWanda: The Book of Burial Mentioned
Black Jesus N/A
And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light N/A
Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder N/A
Equinox: The Book of Fate N/A
Revelations N/A
Little Black Lies N/A
Sins of the Father N/A
Rebellion in the Ranks N/A
In the Lion's Den N/A
Shadow of Death N/A



  1. LaWanda: The Book of Hope
  2. LaWanda: The Book of Burial