John Jennings

UC Riverside

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Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at UC Riverside.

John Jennings on KCRW

Marvel’s “Black Panther” made history last year as the first big budget superhero movie with a black director and a predominantly black cast.

How Best Picture nominee ‘Black Panther’ is a rebuke to white supremacy

Marvel’s “Black Panther” made history last year as the first big budget superhero movie with a black director and a predominantly black cast.

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“Black Panther” hits theaters Friday, but it’s been generating excitement for the last couple of years ever since the movie was announced.

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“Black Panther” hits theaters Friday, but it’s been generating excitement for the last couple of years ever since the movie was announced.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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