For the Kids in Oakland Walking Around Believing in Fairytales

“Can you believe that? A kid from Oakland walking around and believing in fairy tales,” Which translates, can you believe there are young minds in urban settings filled with wonder? The answer is Yes! Filmed briefly in Oakland Black Panther, captures that  wonder   That wonder was not ignored when I penned the Tales of…

Black Panther’ Stars Share Black Pride With Enthusiastic Apollo Theater Audience

Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Atlantic national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates and what seemed like 1,500 of their closest friends gathered in the Apollo theater last night to discuss Black Panther and its social implications. The panel was presented in collaboration with The Atlantic and Afropunk. Globally, the film has made over $700 million, but what makes…

Disney Brings Wonder Across Racial Lines

You have to witness it, the wide-eyed wonder verging on tears that will happen if he doesn’t stop blinking to check if it’s real or another of his countless fantasies.  created while experiencing a book, a comic, a television show, movie or role-playing game. His culture accurately depicted his ethnic background so often a footnote…

1st Full Look at Black Panther Royal Family

  The first trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, which gives Chadwick Boseman‘s royal hero his proper solo outing due, was viewed many, many times online. With good reason, because it was great. And now Entertainment Weekly has some fascinating images from the movie. It’s clear that director Ryan Coogler and his team have created quite the visual splendor for the new…