Jul 10, 2018
AHR Interview is excited to present a new four-part series on the recent blockbuster film Black Panther. In these episodes, AHR editorial assistant Charlene Fletcher speaks with four different scholars about their reactions to the film and what it evokes about the culture and politics of African and African diasporic history. The first episode features a fuller introduction to the series as a whole. Nwando Achebe is the Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History at Michigan State University, the founding editor of the Journal of West African History, and the author of numerous works, including the award-winning 2011 book The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe.