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Pride for a Panther: Pitt remembers Chadwick Boseman

Pride for a Panther: Pitt remembers Chadwick Boseman

By Diana Velasquez, Senior Staff Writer

September 6, 2020

Boseman — who portrayed King T’Challa of Wakanda — was the first Black superhero to have his own movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Black Panther revitalizes the stagnant superhero genre

Chadwick Boseman stars in

By Vikram Sundar | For The Pitt News

February 20, 2018

Director Ryan Coogler enters new territory with “Black Panther,” peeling back old layers of the formulaic superhero narrative to reveal fresh and exciting elements rarely seen in the genre. Following the enormous box office success of Marvel’s latest entries — “Guardians of the Galaxy Vo...

Editorial: “Black Panther” sets standard for Hollywood inclusion

Three members of the Dora Milaje play major roles in

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 20, 2018

If pop culture in the 2010s is remembered for anything, it’ll have to be superhero movies. Marvel, DC and smaller franchises have populated the silver screen with countless heroes over the past several years, almost all of them white — until last weekend, that is. “Black Panther,” a Marvel Studios produc...

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