Amandla Stenberg Walked Away From ‘Black Panther’ Due to Her Skin Tone

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‘Black Panther‘ features  melanin blessed including Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira, with their rich complexions being a vital piece of imagery within the context of the film.

In a new interview with CBC Arts’ Amanda Parris, Stenberg shares that while she was close to being cast, she recognized the importance of reserving spaces for darker actors in a film heavily set in Africa.

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