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#WhatBlackPantherMeansToMe – Trojan ties, expert answers

  • “As a scientist who cares about inspiring more people – including underrepresented minorities and women – to engage with science, I think that if a significant portion of this scientific landscape appears in ‘Black Panther’ it could amplify the movie’s cultural impact.”


    Clifford Johnson

    Expert on the Higgs Boson, superstring theory, black holes, the origins of the universe and fundamental physics

  • “Our research shows activists in the U.S. and around the world taking up superheroes as icons for protest and as prods for rethinking social change.”

    Henry Jenkins

    Expert in popular culture, social media and online fan communities