Rhodesia, eh. We see you! Mama give us a signal! Heh heh.
So is the Devil’s strength as well!
I watch South African politics from a outside but interested perspective. In that my Grandparents were Jewish South Africans and my family was heavily involved in the anti-apartheid movement. Read more
South Africa is sliding into a Rhodesia-like situation. Dignity doesn’t mean a lot if everything goes to hell in a hand basket, crime is rampant, unemployment is spiraling, expected lifespans are dropping, and the future is steadily bleaker.
It was, back in 1997.
Even the textbooks now.
It feels somewhat sad, that Africa needs a Hollywood movie to learn about its potential. That it must rely on USA’s culture and stories made by Hollywood to feel pride and hope. But, it’s not a bad thing to inspire other people.
Kind of shits on the “Has anyone asked people in Africa what they think?!” angle the failed campaign against this movie was trying to come at.
My only hope is that this film can sneak a message into Africa that not all Americans are like our temporary leader, the Annoying Orange. And that some people here can understand other countries and their beliefs and hopes, no matter how many tweets get sent out. (Mind you, these are just the hopes of a white man, who… Read more
Fred Hampton would approve, if he weren’t in a box.
“The movie represented Africans’ reaction to that radical Pan-Africanism that Killmonger had as just violence and just madness, as something crazy. I do feel like Killmonger being killed without properly understanding him was a pretty accurate depiction of how we react to radical Pan-Africanism,” Read more
Good Lord all of them beautiful womens.
A superhero humanizes black people. Der der der
“And the white man gets paid off of all of that” - Kanye