Angela Bassett

This Teacher's Story Of Taking Students To See 'Black Panther' Will Make Your Heart Burst

Black people have been losing our minds over <i>Black Panther</i> since the film was announced over two years ago. We purchased the action figures. We read …

NBPP

Will Smith says Marvel's Black Panther almost made him cry

"I'm proud and I'm excited, damn near giddy."<p>Marvel's <i>Black Panther</i> is not just a great superhero movie, it's pretty culturally significant, too. At a …

Film (UK)

Marvel President Breaks Silence About 'Black Panther' Sequel

The movie stars <b>Chadwick Boseman</b> as T'Challa AKA Black Panther. <b>Michael B. Jordan</b> plays the antagonist Erik Killmonger and <b>Lupita Nyong'o</b> plays …

Pop Music

How did the Avengers: Infinity War trailer ruin an important Black Panther moment?

Avengers: Infinity War is undoubtedly the biggest event in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, its action-packed trailer undermined a critical …

Marvel Universe

An impromptu Slack review of the politics of “Black Panther” by Quartz Africa reporters

<b>The following conversation (which contains more than a few spoilers) took place in a Slack channel for Quartz Africa correspondents,</b> <b>Abdi Latif Dahir</b> <b>in Nairobi,</b> <b>Yomi Kazeem</b> <b>in Lagos and</b> <b>Lynsey Chutel</b> <b>in Johannesburg.</b><p><b>Abdi Latif Dahir:</b> This might sound very hyperbolic but I have never been more proud of …

Dora Milaje

These behind-the-scenes pictures from "Black Panther" are definitive proof that the cast had the BEST time filming

<i>Black Panther</i> is officially out in theaters and unsurprisingly, it’s currently the biggest film in the world. During its opening weekend, <i>Black …

Marvel Universe

Wakanda 101: Comics and movies referenced in Black Panther

Panther’s Rage - 1973-1976 (McGregor, various artists)<p>This 19-part series written by Don McGregor was the first time Black Panther was taken …

Comics

raceAhead: The Teens Of Stoneman Douglas High Get Ready To Make History

“I remember the first time I drank at a white water fountain. I was disappointed. I believed that it must have been sugar water coming from …

Black History

BLACK PANTHER Writer Don McGregor on Creating Killmonger (EXCLUSIVE)

Over the years, <i>Black Panther</i> has been brought to life by many creators, probably most famously by fantastic black writers like Christopher Priest and …

Comics

Woman Burns Down Home After Losing It In Divorce…And Damages 20 Others In The Process

In tomfoolery news, a woman has been charged with setting her home on fire, which then destroyed or damaged 20 others...all because she lost the home …

Women of Color

'Black Panther' Hairstylist On Creating Wakanda's Free And Futuristic Black Hair

Marvel’s latest blockbuster, <i>”</i>Black Panther,” literally ventures into lands unknown ― the storied, albeit fictitious African nation of Wakanda and all its trappings. But Wakanda’s dress and decoration did not appear out of the ether. They’re not simply retreads of traditional African architecture, …

African-American News

Ryan Coogler Can't Wait To Have Daughters With His Wife Zinzi For A Very Adorable Reason

Ryan Coogler is still riding the emotional high of co-writing and directing the record-breaking blockbuster hit, <i>Black Panther</i> and he's looking …

Women of Color

The Various African Cultures That Inspired the Beautiful ‘Black Panther’ Costumes

Marvel/Walt Disney“Black Panther” recently made it’s big debut in movie theaters pulling in a whopping $242M in four days of its release and making …

Dora Milaje

‘Black Panther’ Oscars spotlight: Behind a great superhero movie are great women below the line

“Black Panther” has received abundant praise, including for its wide-ranging, multi-dimensional female characters who get to drive the story and …

Black Panther

Michael B. Jordan’s “Killmonger” Draws Inspiration From Heath Ledger

Any comic book aficionado will tell you <b>Heath Ledger</b> (RIP) stepped up to the massive clown shoes laid out by J<b>ack Nicholson.</b> Now the question is “Did</b> …

Erik Killmonger

Film Review; Black Panther.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The Black Panther character was first introduced into the Marvel Studios pantheon back in 1966. The launch took place in the comic …

African-American News

Black Panther’s Dialect Coach on Wakanda’s Regional Accents and Prepping Actors

When actors take on a vernacular different from their own, they’re often held up to scrutiny by native speakers for accuracy’s sake, and for all its …

Linguistics

‘Black Panther’ Is a Hopeful Story of Radical Change

With no shortage of sexy suits and plenty of kicky punchy.

Ryan Coogler

The "Dora Milaje" Behind 'Black Panther': Celebrating the Black Women Behind the Camera of Marvel's New Film

T’Challa has the responsibility to protect his nation as the Black Panther, but protecting right alongside him are the members of the Dora Milaje – …

Comics

Best Oscars speeches

The Oscars will be upon us in two weeks and now it’s time for all the good old Academy stuff to come out of the storage. Oscar speeches are sometimes …

Marlon Brando

SEAL Team not on again: 5 shows to watch to get through the week

SEAL Team is taking another week’s break, as CBS airs another two-hour special of The Amazing Race.<p>This is the third week without new <i>SEAL Team</i>. In …

Entertainment

The Trouble with Hero Worship: Is #TeamKillmonger Also #TeamToxicMasculinity?

<b>(Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Multiple spoilers ahead.</i><b>)</b><p>After this blockbuster weekend, we’re all talking about Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i>. We’re talking about the …

African-American News

'Black Panther' to Hit $1 Billion at Box Office - The Only Question Is When

Marvel movie could hit billion-dollar mark faster than any other superhero film<p>With its record-obliterating $242 million President’s Day opening …

Black Panther

Why Angela Bassett Broke a Family Rule for Black Panther

Wakanda’s Queen Mother wanted her real-life children to see themselves as “potential panthers.”<p><b>Angela Bassett</b> and her husband, actor <b>Courtney B. Vance,</b> try to keep their 12-year-old twins away from the glare of Hollywood. But the couple made a rare exception for the premiere of <i>Black Panther,</i> the …

Hollywood

Angela Bassett Has Such Sweet Words for Longtime Hubby Courtney B. Vance

<i>Black Panther</i> star Angela Bassett has a lot to celebrate.<p>In addition to being a member of the cast of one of the hottest films in the world …

Black Panther

Man who says he could have been 'school shooter' tells his story

U.S. News on msnbc<p>Florida shooting survivors head to Tallahassee: "Change needs to happen."<p>02:46<p>Fmr. Obama official: “No Regrets” about handling of …

Laura Ingraham

11 "Black Panther" quotes that are still giving us more life than vibranium

Don’t tell our bosses, but ever since we lived the cinematic experience that is <i>Black Panther</i> over its opening weekend, we’ve been having trouble …

Comics

‘Black Panther’ Breakdown: The Best Things About The Year’s First Big Hit

You’ve seen <i>Black Panther</i>, yes? I imagine you have. Between the film’s $200 million opening weekend and the fact that you clicked on a post whose title pretty clearly indicates that it will spoil huge chunks of the movie for you, it’s a pretty safe bet. That’s good. <i>Black Panther</i> is a good movie. A …

Comics

Tom Cruise's MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT Has Wrapped Filming

Director Chris McQuarrie has taken to taken to Instagram to officially announce that his highly anticipated upcoming action sequel <i>Mission: Impossible</i> …

Mission: Impossible

The Brilliance of ‘Black Panther’ Helped It Avoid a Common Tentpole Movie Trap

The outpouring of reactions to Ryan Coogler’s Marvel triumph “Black Panther” is understandable, given that there are any number of things to praise …

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