Michelle Obama loved Black Panther, like the rest of us.
Former first lady Michelle Obama tweeted congratulations on Monday to the team behind Marvel’s record-breaking Black Panther.
“Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen,” she wrote.
Congrats to the entire #blackpanther team! Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen. I loved this movie and I know it will inspire people of all backgrounds to dig deep and find the courage to be heroes of their own stories.
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) February 19, 2018
Black Panther shattered the box office Presidents Day weekend, bringing in $235 million in four days, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Teddy is a multimedia journalist who serves as the culture and political writer for EBONY. His work has appeared in NBC's Owned and Operated stations, as well as DNAInfo, which covered local neighborhood news in New York City. He received his Masters in Journalism from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY in 2017.