Thursday, March 23, 2023
Thursday, March 23, 2023

    University of California Santa Barbara’s Black Students Union holds free Black Panther: Wakanda Forever screening -but asks white students NOT to attend

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    The University of Southern California’s Black Student Union invited students to a free, private screening of the recently released Wakanda Forever, but asked white students not to attend, Your Content has learned.

    The screening event was described as a ‘Black-centered’ activity curated to ‘support and affirm Black people and Black joy’

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    The school’s media relations department denied that Wednesday’s event was exclusive and said no student ‘is precluded from registering or attending’ 

    There have been a number of segregated or racially-preferential events revolving around the movie’s release on college campuses.

    The original Black Panther movie and its sequel became moments of specific cultural significance for the black community,‘according to The College Fix.

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