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Whose Middle Ages? Remembering Early African-American Efforts to Claim the Past

Read the article by Matthew Vernon at The Public Medievalist:

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther was a cultural landmark. Countless articles have been written about its impact. But none have explored how medieval it is. Black Panther’s plot could well be taken from the genre of “medieval romance”—tales of medieval heroic adventure. ...

And here is M. Vernon's book on the subject of the Black Middle Ages:



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