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'Black Panther' Is Headed Back to Theaters for Free Screenings During Black History Month

Wakanda will be back on the big screen next month.

We'll get to experience the magic of Black Panther on the big screen once again this February, as the film is headed back to theaters in celebration of Black History month.

Disney announced on Monday, that the groundbreaking, Ryan Coogler-directed movie will head to select AMC theaters for one week starting on Feb 1. What's even better, is that tickets for the showings will come at no cost.

That's correct, tickets are free.99.


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"Almost a year ago, movie-lovers were transported to Wakanda, and the guest response to 'Black Panther' was unlike anything our industry has seen before," Adam Aron, CEO and president of AMC said in a statement. "AMC is excited this best-picture nominated film is once again accessible on the big screen at AMC. We are also pleased to play a constructive role in Disney's generous support of Black History Month."

The studio will also donate 1.5 million to the United Negro College Fund—America's "largest minority education fund," reports Entertainment Weekly.

Black Panther, which racked in over a billion dollars at the box office, made a big splash on Sunday when it won the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast Award at the SAGs. The Black Panther himself, Chadwick Boseman gave an unforgettable speech when accepting the award, crediting much of the film's success to its "young, gifted and black" cast.

The movie is also the first superhero movie to earn a nomination for Best Picture at the Oscars as well as the first to be nominated for Best Drama at the Golden Globes. The film earned a total of seven Oscar nominations including Costume Design, Original Song, Sound Editing and more It's the first Marvel production to be nominated for an Academy Award.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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