Monthly Archives: February 2018

African Culture Featured in Black Panther Empowers African Americans and Women | Local

Dressed in a Zulu headband, Xhosa necklace, and Basotho blanket with a Ndebele pin, Veli Thipe entered Forum 8 for a screening of Black Panther. Each prop represented a tribe that was featured in the record-breaking Marvel movie, which hit theaters earlier this month. Thipe is a Fulbright exchange student …

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‘Black Panther’ a celebration of African culture, pride

JOHANNESBURG – “Black Panther” has burst onto screen in Africa, providing a powerful response to President Trump’s unfortunate remarks on the continent. As the red carpet in South Africa swirled with stunning outfits and exclamations in the local isiXhosa language used in the film’s Wakanda Kingdom, actor John Kani scoffed …

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“Black Panther” superhero film pays homage to African culture

WASHINGTON – Filmmaker Ryan Coogler has created a contemporary African superhero in a dazzling $ 200 million film that pays homage to African culture. His cinema Black Panther, based on the Marvel comic, is about a king from a technologically advanced African country that was never colonized. The superhero’s superb …

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Student organization shares the beauty of African culture

African Students Association officials take a short break from their weekly meeting to pose for a photo. Baylee VerSteeg | Multimedia journalist By Julia Vergara | Editor-in-chief The Baylor African Students Association (ASA) aims to educate people about the beauty of Africa, as well as raise awareness of what can …

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South African culture, history and heritage in Durban

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly rocked the world, with travel and tourism a major engine of global growth accounting for 10% of the global economy, one of the hardest-hit industries. The epidemic has in its wake created serious domino effects in the ecosystem; not only the major airlines or hotel …

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