Jenice Armstrong: To Black people, ‘Wakanda Forever’ is more than a movie

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

Both the beginning and ending of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” were so masterfully done that as I watched on-screen flashbacks of Chadwick Boseman portraying the fictional King T’Challa, tears started flowing down my cheeks. I cried for the loss of Boseman, a talented actor who was way too young when he died in 2020 of colon cancer, and for the loss of King T’Challa. They weren’t just an actor and a character to me — they represented Black excellence. Howard University, my beloved alma mater, last year named its school of fine arts after Boseman, a 2000 graduate. I know it sounds corny, but…

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