Wakanda Forever: Why Black Panther Is More Than Just Another Superhero M

Wakanda Forever: Why Black Panther Is More Than Just Another Superhero M

BY SUZANNE KARIOKI

Marvel announced Black Panther back in 2014, and while many fans were overjoyed, more still were anxious: after Exodus: Gods and Kings or Dreamworks’ attempt at Ghost in the Shell, it was obvious that Hollywood had a problem with sticking to the source material. What if - to the surprise of no one - they added a white sidekick to make T’Challa more palatable? What if the cast of a movie set in Africa was more White than Black - because who, Hollywood insisted, would want to watch a movie without a white face?​​​​​​​

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