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Kids take over Wakanda in amazingly adorable Black Panther photo series

February 16, 2018
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When director Ryan Coogler said he was making Black Panther for his 10 year old self, this is what he meant. There is a movement to help Black kids see themselves just as powerful, heroic and magical as they are, and now London-based photographer Asiko and child casting agency Looks Like Me UK are taking that mandate and running with it!

The two recently came together for a photo series featuring young Black children in the costumes of the film’s heroes, and it’s adorable! Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong’o recently shared the images on Facebook with a simple caption: “Our Future.”