Octavia Spencer Plans to Buy Out Mississippi Screenings of 'Black Panther' for Underserved Communities

From TIME - January 31, 2018

Octavia Spencer is bringing her own brand of super-heroism to Black Panther.

The Academy Award-winning actress announced on Instagram on Wednesday that she plans to buy out a movie theatre in Mississippi, where she will be when the film opens, to offer screenings to underserved communities.

I will be in MS when this movie opens. I think I will buy out a theatre in an underserved community there to ensure that all our brown children can see themselves as a superhero. I will let you know where and when Mississippi. Stay tuned. #KingsAndQueensWillRise, she captioned an Instagram post that featured an image promoting the film.


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