• How Black Panther's Costume Designer Created A New Vision Of Africa

    9 days ago - By Refinery29

    Costume designer Ruth E. Carter didn't sign on to Black Panther with much knowledge about Wakanda. But once she learned about the fictional world that the Black Panther was from, Carter says she was just as excited as the comic books' fans. And not just because Marvel was making history by bringing the story of the first Black superhero to the big screen. For Carter, this was a full circle moment. As a veteran of Spike Lee's production company 40 Acres and a Mule, where Carter outfitted School Daze , Malcolm X , Do The Right Thing , and Jungle Fever, Carter is no stranger to creating...
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  • Why I'm Dressing Up to See Black Panther

    Why I'm Dressing Up to See Black Panther

    9 days ago - By Teen Vogue

    I will be among the many people dressing up in royal and African-inspired clothing to attend opening night of the Black Panther film in celebration of its culture-defining visuals.
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  • Will Overseas Audiences Finally Embrace a Black Movie With ‘Black Panther'?

    9 days ago - By Observer

    The Marvel film is poised to dominate the box office domestically, but its overseas prospects are anyone's guess.
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  • 'Black Panther's' Lead Hairstylist Explains How She Created The Film's Stunning Natural Styles

    9 days ago - By Essence

    Marvel's Black Panther is will undoubtedly be one of the Blackest movies of all time. Other than the cast and setting, one of the things we're most excited to see come to life on February 16th is the beautiful depiction of our natural beauty. In Hollywood, as in most industries, our hair is either an afterthought or styled in a way that doesn't honor our rich history.
    This isn't the case with Black Panther where our beauty, in all of its natural glory, is placed front and center. ESSENCE got the chance to speak with Camille Friend, Black Panther's hair department head to discuss the film...
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