Category Archives: Africa

Friday Open Thread | Lupita Nyong’o says Black Panther’s Wakanda is Africa if it had never been colonized

Cinematic smash hit Black Panther means many things to many people – including the film’s star Lupita Nyong’o, who said that the film’s re-imagining of Africa had the continent not been colonised is liberating. The 34-year-old appeared on The View … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Ryan Coogler breaks down Black Panther’s casino fight scene

After an opening weekend for the ages, it seems likely that we’ll be examining Black Panther for long time to come. However, director Ryan Coogler is getting a jump on everybody else by breaking down one of Black Panther‘s signature … Continue reading

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Wed Open Thread | Black Panther: When the movie is LIT

For the culture, y’all…..Wakanda Forever! #Repost @mizzk.o・・・🗣Walking out of @blackpanther movie like… ✊🏾😂🎤: @distruction_boyz –#Omunye••@craaaiig @karajenelle @joe_brown101 @jessenia_jlv @keda_baby @dance12neptune @iamledon @chopdaily #BlackPanther #BlackPantherMovie #gwaragwara #Blackhistorymonth. pic.twitter.com/Nixk4TyLxv — DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) February 18, 2018

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Monday Open Thread | Countdown to Wakanda

I can’t even express how excited I am for Black Panther. I have my own Countdown Clock. It’s ELEVEN DAYS UNTIL WAKANDA! 2/16/2018 Do You Have Your Tickets? ICYMI, The Black Panther Premiere was last week. To say that it … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Democratic Rep. James Clyburn: We’re pursuing censure for Trump

Washington (CNN) Rep. James Clyburn, a member of House Democratic leadership, said the Congressional Black Caucus, of which he is a part, is pursuing a censure resolution against President Donald Trump next week after the President’s vulgar remarks on immigrants … Continue reading

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Trump refers to Haiti and African countries as “shithole” nations

This damn racist thug…..What will you and @GOP do about this racist bum in the Oval Office @SpeakerRyan? Your silence on this matter  will be considered condoning his hatred for black people. We are damn tired of the racist attacks … Continue reading

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What Happened in Niger that got 4 U.S. Green Berets killed?

PalmerReport: Donald Trump has spent the past two weeks doing his best to avoid addressing the four U.S. soldiers who died in Niger on October 4th. The headlines up to now have focused on Trump’s unwillingless to call the families … Continue reading

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