How Ryan Coogler’s Visit To “The Continent” Was A ‘Black Panther’ Moment Of Awakening

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What does it feel like as an African-American to come full circle with your black identity? Is it a lonely journey? A trek to self-realization that historic passages or conversations with your favorite college professor can’t fulfill unless you take the road less traveled? Does it take you finally renewing your passport and purchasing a ticket to your African country of choice with just your senses packed? What does it feel like after years of incomplete school lessons and our buried achievements to finally realize your true black self? For critically-acclaimed director Ryan Coogler, those burning questions needed to be extinguished ahead of him turning Black Panther from a comic book character into a full-length feature film. (Read More)

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