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Black Panther

Ryan Coogler, Black Panther, 2018, film stills. Courtesy: Marvel Studios

Have institutions facing calls to decolonize forgotten that ‘to curate’ originally meant ‘to care for’?

An exhibition at the Black Cultural Archives, London, underlines the lasting importance of the self-taught photographer's work

The iconic armour is entering the permanent collection of the National Museum of African American History, and will go on show this autumn

Avengers: Infinity War confirms the domination of mass culture by the franchise: what ever happened to narrative closure?

The argument that ancestral connection offers a natural grasp of the complex histories and aesthetics of African art is profoundly misguided

What to read this weekend: in praise of the negative review, food and authenticity, and the desires of the Tory Brexiteers

The mythic time of comic-book narrative represents a fatal challenge to the film’s transcendent politics

What to read this weekend: Barbie vs Bratz; conspiracists's idealism and paranoia; and does Black Panther’s Afrofuturist spectacle deliver

What to read this weekend: reflections on the canine; Ta-Nehisi Coates’s journey; and a secretive NYPD task force closing down music venues

With the arrival of the first superhero film to feature a black lead since 1998's Blade, a reading list on black comic-book culture

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Black Panther, 2016. Courtesy: Marvel Comics

While the imaginative and aesthetic foundations of the original Black Panther remain, Coates has created a superhero and storyline for a new centur

The aesthetics of Black Power