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Video: OkayAfrica's 'Black Panther' Celebration at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

OkayAfrica partnered with Brooklyn Academy of Music and D'ussé for an advanced screening, followed by an exclusive Q&A with Ryan Coogler and an epic afterparty.

Ahead of Black Panther's epic release last week, OkayAfrica and Okayplayer hosted an advanced screening and Q+A between director Ryan Coogler and CEO Abiola Oke, followed by our #OkayWakanda afterparty at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

It was a jam-packed event filled with beautiful black folks, coming together to celebrate the film of the year. The Wakandan pride was strong and what's even better is that we caught all the action on camera.

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Video: This Is What the Los Angeles Edition of African Chop House Looked Like

Breaking bread and being in community is exactly what was needed during All Star Weekend.

African Chop House, the New York-based event that gathers African millennial movers and shakers to eat their fill, made its way to Los Angeles during this year's NBA All Star Weekend.

In partnership with OkayAfrica and Martell, Luol Deng of the Los Angeles Lakers opened up his beautiful home for it to be transformed into a chop house—a gathering place for the community to grab a meal, a drink and to make lifelong connections.

"We just wanted to bring that all together and just have a great time," Pops Mensah-Bonsu, retired NBA player, says in the recap video below.

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Lina Iris Viktor Sues Kendrick Lamar and Sza For Unauthorized Use of Her Work In 'All the Stars' Video

The British-Liberian artist is taking legal action against TDE after claiming that her work was used without permission.

British-Liberian visual artist Lina Iris Viktor, has sued Kendrick Lamar and Sza over the unauthorized use of her work in their music video for "All the Stars," reports Pitchfork.

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