• Fans Celebrate 'Black Panther' and Black Culture at Wakandacon in Chicago

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Earlier this year, Ryan Coogler's Black Panther made its way to the silver screen as the 18th Marvel movie. It soon broke records , inspired a classroom curriculum , and spurred a fan convention that not only celebrates the film but black culture in general.
    Thanks to Black Panther 's crafted storytelling and embracement of different subcultures within the black experience , fans from around the country came to the three-day convention's first outing in Chicago. Organizers and Chicago residents Taylor Witten, Lisa and Matt Beasley, and Ali and David Barthwell avoided pitfalls of a failed...
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