Screentime: Black Panther | KCUR

Screentime: Black Panther

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The latest Marvel comic film makes way for fresh conversations on race, leadership and heroism.

The superhero thriller, Black Panther, easily topped the box office in its first week receiving attention and applause for its use of a nearly all-black cast and production team. On this Screentime, we take a closer look and explore what the movie says about society's evolving perspectives on race and culture.

  • Stacy "Reach" Smith, rap artist and arts educator
  • Lonita Cook, film critic
  • Randal Jelks, American Studies professor, University of Kansas
  • Gregory Lickteig, comic critic