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Multiplatinum and award-winning singer and producer Akon once said he took a self-imposed moratorium from the music industry in a magnanimous gesture to let others shine. While maybe partially true, many fans will now believe the prolific hitmaker went on hiatus from creating hits so that he can create a vision for a real-life magical…

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Winston Duke didn’t expect his Black Panther character to be “sexualized and fetishized” as much as it was. The 32-year-old actor played Jabari Tribe leader M’Baku in the 2018 acclaimed Marvel blockbuster. He claims that with his big screen breakout role, came a huge amount of objectification surrounding his body, making him a “sexual object.” Duke says it…

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General Motors (GM) is committed to creating opportunities in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and continues to open doors for today’s students to become tomorrow’s innovators. GM and the John Hopkins University School of Medicine recently sponsored the second annual STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Revolt Youth Workshop and Wakanda Design…

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King T’Challa made his first – and maybe last – appearance on “Saturday Night Live’s” Black Jeopardy. Saturday night’s categories were “Grown Ass”, “Aw Hell Naw”, “Fid’na”, “Girl, Bye”, “I Ain’t Got It,” and “White People.” As the Wakandan superhero/world leader competed, he confirmed that we are light years away from a police brutality and…

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It’s official. Wakanda is real and according to the Twitter account of Maynard Holbrook Jackson Jr. Airport, named after The Mecca’s first Black mayor, flights to the all-things-Black-and-wonderful utopia have already began departing Atlanta (because where else would they leave from?). A one-way ticket is free. You just have to recite the lyrics to any…

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Michael B Jordan admitted he trained for a year and a half to get into shape for his role as villain Erik Kilmonger in Black Panther. The 31-year-old actor stars as villain Erik Kilmonger in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie and revealed the intense training regimen — which he compared to a “Swiss army…

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For many decades, when it came to the science fiction and fantasy genres, Blacks were sadly missing or present only in the background. For many, the presence wasn’t solidified until the premiere of the hit TV show “Star Trek” in 1966 that America saw Nichelle Nichols portray Lt. Uhura that showed Black people somehow survived…

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At this year’s DragonCon there were dozens of people dressing as their favorite comic book heroes. This year there was a special event that featured Black attendees with the theme “World of Wakanda.” The fictional kingdom of Wakanda is ruled by Prince T’Challa, otherwise known as Black Panther, is the subject of a feature length…

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