A 'Black Panther' convention will be in Chicago this summer and it's named "Wakandacon," of course! The press release explains the convention as the following:
"Wakandacon is a fan convention… to celebrate Afro-futurism, tech, and community outreach… The three-day event is organized by a team of African-American Chicago residents: siblings David, Ali, and Matt Barthwell; along with entrepreneur Lisa Beasley and producer Taylor Witten. The event will feature panels, lectures, workshops, and live entertainment…Wakandacon will also feature a marketplace for African-American small business owners. "
A weekend pass is only $35 on August 3rd-5th. Would you go?