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 Maya would have had to obtain mercury from far locations, transporting it by foot hundreds of kilometres across present-day Central America.
Ancient Babylonians achieved a practical application of trigonometry that was massively advanced for the time.
All cultures have communicated their knowledge in diverse and marvellous ways throughout time. Failing to see the significance of this is racist and lazy.