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“Black Panther”’s success “comes at the expense of other would-be event movies.”
"Black Panther" has become only the seventh title to pass the $600 million milestone at the North American box office, and is the second-fastest film to do so.
The weekend marks the first time in recent memory that films both led and directed by African Americans have nabbed the first and second place spots at the box office.
"Black Panther" now has a worldwide total of $897.7 million through Sunday.
“I recognize 100 percent that there are spaces that I should not take up,” Stenberg said.
The study found that movies like "Captain America: Civil War" and "Suicide Squad," in which more than a fifth of the cast were minorities, grossed more globally than movies with primarily white actors.
"It's fitting that we show our appreciation by helping advance STEM programs for youth, especially in underserved areas of the country," said The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger.
"Black Panther," starring Chadwick Boseman, has now grossed $400 million domestically in its first 10 days, as well as $304 million internationally.
The “Black Panther” star and Howard University graduate also revealed that Denzel Washington helped him to study at Oxford.
The former first lady took to Twitter to rave about the record-breaking movie.
"Black Panther," starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has blown away its original tracking in less than a month.
Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, is also a cultural powerhouse that boasts the continent's biggest film industry, known as Nollywood.
Director Ryan Coogler has successfully shown the world what Black excellence means.
The “incredibly stupid” hype is irrelevant since America already had a Black president and a Black “Catwoman,” according to Shapiro.
While Wakanda may be fictional, the film’s costume designer Ruth E. Carter drew from real people and places, traveling across Africa to study the patterns, bead work and silhouettes of various tribes and peoples.
The predominantly Black cast of superhero movie "Black Panther" hope its combination of African pride, beauty and adventure will also mark a cultural shift in the movie industry and beyond.
"The excitement around ‘Black Panther’ shows that there’s a real hunger in our community for authentic, empowering Black stories,” Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color Of Change, told DiversityInc.
"Something like Marvel has a way of really affecting popular culture, and to have that popular culture informed with things that are of African origin and people knowing they are of African origin ... is powerful," said Lupita Nyong'o.
A bogus Instagram account encouraging Black women to avoid the film because actor Michael B. Jordan’s alleged girlfriend is not Black is causing a stir.