era would have residual social, political and economic effects on the state and country moving towards the 20th century.
History tends to repeats itself, and in the case of the past couple years, I would argue there’s been a recent resurgence of a “gold rush” for black artistry. One could even argue that black artistry has unequivocally had the most riveting, influential and memorable impact on both the U.S. and world to date.
We, in a large capacity, are the barometers of cool. We have our fingers on the pulse of the culture. We are provocative. We push agendas that are compelling to those who neither look anything like us nor fully relate to us. We, ultimately, are the “North Star” of creativity.
Now, this may seem a bit hubristic and braggadocios, but when you have empirical data you can make such claims. So without further ado, I’d like to highlight just a few of the many groundbreaking creations and accomplishments the last few years of black artistry have witnessed.
Black Panther became only the fourth film ever to cross $100 million in its second weekend, joining Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, and The Avengers. It is the second highest second weekend for a film behind only Force Awakens. Black Panther also