Ep. 20 – Being Seen – Reflections of Black Panther
I’ve seen Marvel Studio’s Black Panther twice, and it was as good the second time.
Also, I’ll admit that I got choked up both times when the Queen beckoned “Show him who you are!”
Something about that moment… and it may have been dusty a couple other times as well.
So what happens next?
We don’t want to leave the theater, so we keep going back. We play the song on the way home. We buy advance tickets and set dates to go back. It FEELS good.
It feels like being on the yard at Howard University on a late spring afternoon; like seeing all of your cousins at the family reunion; or like meeting someone special and having that feeling like you can’t wait to see them again.
For many people of color, we see a portrayal of us as we see ourselves: Flawed. Funny. Driven. Excellent. Hidden.
To discuss the impact of the experience we’ve tapped:
This is a great one.