Few film-makers imagined Black women as a primary audience. This has changed over time.
Afrobeats truly conquered the globe, influencing music styles, packing out stadiums and lifting awards.
The film sees myths created by the Black diaspora come alive as Wakanda is presented as a Black utopia.
Black Panther and its sequel are more than just good movies: they can be used as teaching tools.
Whereas the first ‘Black Panther’ film celebrated an array of African cultures, the follow-up seeks to also highlight the rich legacy of Mesoamerican cultures destroyed by colonial conquest.
The first Black Panther film was a milestone in Black representation on-screen – now it is hoped Wakanda Forever will be both a mirror and a spotlight for millions of Latin Americans.