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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.
Chadwick Boseman stars in Black Panther. (Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios/TNS)

Black Panther revitalizes the stagnant superhero genre

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...

Three members of the Dora Milaje play major roles in Black Panther. From left, Okoye (Danai Gurira), Nakia (Lupita Nyongo) and Ayo (Florence Kasumba). (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios/TNS)

Editorial: “Black Panther” sets standard for Hollywood inclusion

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...

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