Black Panther: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Killmonger (on the left) and T’Challa debate black respectability.
One of these things is not like the others.

The Dirty Dozen is a 1967 blockbuster that foreshadows the challenge faced by the recent release of Marvel’s Black Panther. How can a film toe the company line while, at the same time, appear to push the cultural envelope?

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Michael B. Wharton

Michael B. Wharton

Editor of Bold, Abundance and Stealing Fire. Has written for xlr8r and Role Reboot. Formerly NIH, Aol and Revolution Health. michael.wharton.writer@gmail.com