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African fans are embracing Black Panther’s Afrofuturistic fantasy of Africa

Lynsey Chutel
African fans are embracing Black Panther’s Afrofuturistic fantasy of Africa

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther embraced Africa in set, costume, language and post-colonial narrative. Now African audiences are rewarding these efforts by contributing to the global hype and box office sales. For the first time a black superhero, surrounded by a cast of black warriors, will save his own world on the big screen. Long before…