Here's an interesting perspective on the recent DC films, especially on how Superman operates as "the other." This article, by Dennis R. Upkins, is making me rethink the DCEU. For instance:
The arrival of both Superman and Obama changed the power landscape of
America, of the entire planet. White humans were irate because in both
cases, Obama/Superman threatened the existing power structures and now
whites were getting a taste of the fear PoCs have had to endure daily
for centuries. And even though both men fought tirelessly for truth,
justice, and the American way, they were met with outright bigotry. The
ones leading the hate-mongering were Lex Luthor and Donald Trump.
The Superman/Obama parallels were noted a while back. I haven't seen it put this way before. It's worth reading in full, on The Nerds of Color.