This past Friday, on February 16th, my family and I went to Black Panther. The minute the movie started, and Black faces filled the screen, I started crying. The heroes were black, the villains were black. The people were black. Even though Wakanda is a fictional place in Africa, featuring fictional characters, it was the first time I saw a movie, where the black people responded to each other, and not to a white narrative. While the movie highlighted issues relevant to communities of color, especially black communities, the movie was also action packed, well written, and well acted. What ...
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