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Basic Black: Marvel's "Black Panther"

March 2, 2018


Marvel's "Black Panther" continues to set milestones, bringing its worldwide box office total to $899 million. Our panelists explore the film's incredible success and what it means for the future of black characters. 



Kim McLarin, associate professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing at Emerson College.

Michael Jeffries, associate professor of American Studies at Wellesley College.

Lisa Simmons, director of the Roxbury International Film Festival.

John Adekoje, director, writer and instructor at the Boston Arts Academy.

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