Black Panther Costume Revealed at NMAAHC

By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO

Wakanda forever has been taken to a new level at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). On October 24, Chadwick Boseman’s “Black Panther” costume was on display for the first time as a part of the inaugural African American Film Festival at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Released, in February of 2018, Marvel Studio’s “Black Panther” became the highest grossing Marvel film to present day and the ninth highest grossing film of all time. While making its way to the top of the box office chart, “Black Panther” re-emerged since it’s debut as a comic book character in 1966, remaining a cultural symbol of representation in the Marvel universe that lacks representation of…

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