How 'Black Panther' Is Inspiring Black Cosplayers 09:38 Download X Copy the code below to embed the WBUR audio player on your site Copy embed code Play This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows, from left, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o and Florence Kasumba in a scene from "Black Panther." Gurira says the representation of women in “Black Panther” is important for young girls to see. (Matt Kennedy/Disney/Marvel Studios via AP) This article is more than 3 years old.
The film "Black Panther" has inspired black cosplayers around the country to be more visible within the cosplay community.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with cosplayer ( Tamara Heredia @tpayne15) in Houston. More Photos (Courtesy Tamara Heredia) A piece from the "Black Panther" Dora Milaje warrior costumes that Tamara Heredia and a friend are making. (Courtesy) A piece from the "Black Panther" Dora Milaje warrior costumes that Tamara Heredia and a friend are making. (Courtesy) This segment aired on March 1, 2018.