“Black Panther” intricately weaves together aspects of culture, politics, and principle through an Afrocentric lens. It questions the morality of politics and the political influences of what society considers to be right and wrong.
Like most black kids, in my household, Black History Month extends beyond February 28th. It is apart of who I am. When I was little, the elders in my family would share with me stories about their lives during segregation. I got to hear firsthand the challenges and stereotypes that they and their parents had […]
To my black group of friends, I’m the whitest person they know, and to my white group of friends, I’m the blackest person they know. Caught in the middle of a cold war between races, I wasn’t too sure who I was siding with. And that makes me very angry.
“Black Panther” truly made a statement with the way the hair was handled in the movie, and it is a message that every young black girl needs to hear.
There is no doubt this movie is dedicated to black people. The African-American community needs this movie in this day and age, in the wake of modern-day racism and the Trump era social climate of the US as a whole.
“Black Panther” is not “just a superhero movie.” It’s a black superhero film, directed and written by black people, for everyone, but with black people in mind.
“R.I.P. to your burst bubble
Before, you thought we were trouble
This movie dragged us out the rubble
And had you colonizers seeing double.”
We are in a millennial civil rights movement, and “Black Panther” will go down in history as coming at the perfect time.
What started out as being a headache to me and just another interruption to my carefully planned out schedule, ended up being one of the most memorable moments in my life.
I gave the lady my address — not that it was any of her business. It didn’t seem like a crime to want to talk to one of my only good friends on this side of town.