BLACK PANTHER MOVIE – THEMES REVIEW SERIES
Over the past two weeks, I have written 10 blog posts which review a number of themes from the Disney-Marvel Studios movie, Black Panther, which just released on February 16, 2018.
This 10-part review collection is called, Wakanda Forever! Below are the links to each post so you can easily access them all in one place.
Feel free to share your thoughts and insights on the film and how they relate to these posts.
Wakanda Forever: Part 1: What Our Generation Needs
Wakanda Forever: Part 2: Black is Beautiful
Wakanda Forever: Part 3: The Tragedy of Disconnection
Wakanda Forever: Part 4: What Could Have Been…
Wakanda Forever: Part 5: Strong Women
Wakanda Forever: Part 6: Ancestor Worship and the Bible
Wakanda Forever: Part 7: Systemic Oppression in America Read more... (170 words, 1 image, estimated 41 secs reading time)
Wakanda Forever: Part 7: – Systemic Oppression in America
EYES WIDE OPENED…
After the opening sequence, the Black Panther movie picks up in 1992 with Prince N’Jobu stationed in Oakland, California as a War Dog Spy. We don’t know how long he has been there, but his son (whom he had from an American woman he fell in love with) seems to be about 8 years old. So, N’Jobu has most likely been in America for around 10 years or so.
He arrived in the U.S. from Wakanda with his eyes “wide open.” He knew who he was: a prince of royal blood with a deep connection to his country, tradition and spirituality. His mission, was to observe and report back to his brother, King T’Chaka, and the council, what he discovered about how blacks were treated in America. Read more... (1598 words, 1 image, estimated 6:24 mins reading time)