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International sci-fi author moves into Black Panther world

Nnedi Okorafor loves creating imaginary worlds. Her latest project is helping create the imaginary African country of Wakanda for Marvel’s Black Panther series.“With Black Panther, I like to look around Wakanda through his eyes. Parts of writing within that universe is I finally got him to see Wakanda,” she told nearly 100 people who gathered at the Homewood Public Library Jan. 11 for her guest author visit. 

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