Octavia Spencer Wants To Help Underserved Black Communities By Showing Them Black Panther

Academy Award Winning Actress, Octavia Spencer, plans to buy out a theatre in Mississippi so underserved communities will be able to see Black Panther.

Octavia Spencer and Black Panther

Octavia announced she would be in Mississippi when the movie premiered and she wanted to share that experience with others.

“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,” she wrote on Instagram. “I will let you know where and when Mississippi. Stay tuned.”

Mississippi has the highest rate of poverty and the largest percentage of black or African Americans to any other state according to Mashable.

 

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