Black Panther Engages with Decades of Black Liberatory Theory—And Is Also a Great Movie

The film, in no uncertain terms, considers the possibility and necessity of revolution for Black people across the world.

Nate MarshallFebruary 16, 2018

Erik Killmonger (left), played by frequent Ryan Coogler collaborator Michael B. Jordan speaks to King T’Challa, played by Chadwick Boseman. (PHOTO COURTESY DISNEY/MARVEL)

Nate Mar­shall is a poet, essay­ist and MC from the South Side of Chica­go. He is the author of the award-win­ning book Wild Hun­dreds and edi­tor of The Break­Beat Poets: New Amer­i­can Poet­ry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Fol­low him at @illuminatemics.
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