Houseful Foreign Policy | War of the Realists

A shift from America-centrism to afrofuturism, Marvel’s Black Panther is a remarkable addition to the superhero franchise. The narrative wove race relations and the perceptions about the third world masterfully into the larger arc of the Marvel Universe with every element of the movie – from the fashion to the background score, carefully curated to celebrate black culture. But what was most interesting for me was to watch Wakanda and the Killmonger dish out International Relations 101 while getting me extremely nostalgic about grad school.

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