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Black Twitter Shames Marvel into Adding Danai Gurira's Name to 'Avengers: Endgame' Poster



Danai Gurira attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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The disrespect of black women continues, even in the fantasy realm.

On Friday, when Marvel Studios released their official trailer for Avengers: Endgame they also released the movie's official poster. Shortly thereafter, folks noticed that out of the 13 actors in the main cast only 12 names were given top billing on the poster — including Bradley Cooper whose face wasn't even in the flick (as he voiced Guardians of the Galaxy 's animated space raccoon, Rocket.

Guess whose name was missing? Yup, it was the only black woman in the cast. Actress Danai Gurira's name was left entirely off top billing on the poster, and instead shuttled to the bottom.

Gurira, who played General Okoye leader, all around badass and asskicker in Black Panther – and will ostensibly be featured on the Black Panther in Endgame was the only one relegated to the back. This is especially galling since Black Panther is Marvel's highest grossing movie!

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Well, Black Twitter said NOT TODAY will you Rosa Parks our Dora Milaje, Marvel!


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