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TI Host Advance Sreening Of Black Panther Which Was Sponsored by Walmart and Marvel Studios [Pictures]

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, T.I. who attended with his children. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms brought her family and joined Moore and T.I. to introduce the film and welcome theatergoers.

Filmed in Atlanta, Black Panther generated more than $83.9 million to the local economy and contributed more than $26.5 million in wages to more than 3,100 workers across the state. In an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Mayor Bottoms stated, “It’s just an extraordinary opportunity for the City of Atlanta to be here to celebrate this African-American cast that was filmed right here in Atlanta really speaks to what’s possible in this city and the opportunities we have in this city when we provide incentives and when we are a friendly and welcoming place.” T.I., a member Mayor Bottom’s transitional team offered a poignant statement about the impact of the film saying, “It’s imperative that we know there is greatness inside of all of us and our children should know that as well. They all possess super hero like qualities that will allow them to change the world. Films like Black Panther empower them.”

Additional celebrity guests included Brad James (actor, “For Better Or For Worse”), Tye White (Own’s Greenleaf), Ryan Destiny (actress), Egypt, DJ Faldelf (celebrity DJ), Marquitta Goings (TV One), HeadKrack (Rickey Smiley Morning Show, DishNation), Ms. Juicy (Rickey Smiley Morning Show), Angela Benton (CEO, NewMe), Alexis Branch (singer), Kyle “Stalley” Myricks (hip-hop artist), Lil Zane (actor/hip-hop artist), Demetria McKinney (actress), Cocoa Brown (actress, comedienne), Jamie Foster Brown (entertainment journalist), Dr. Rondrick Williamson (frequent guest on “The Doctors”), Dr. Sonja Stribling (Author & Women’s Empowerment Coach) and more!

About 250 ticket holders who received FREE ticket giveaway at Walmart’s Cascade store the previous day enjoyed the film, offered reactions, and left with film merchandise.

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Afro Soca Love Fest 2020

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The largest multicultural celebration of LOVE in North America is headed to back to Atlanta! Over 56 cities, now we are finally back in Atlanta even BIGGER & BETTER!

Afro Soca Love is an Afro-Caribbean rave infused celebration of LOVE. A unique rave inspired atmosphere with an African and Caribbean twist, Afro Soca Love boasts a variety of fun-filled activities that promise to leave our tribe of LOVE yearning for more.

Afro Soca Love (ASL) is also an organization aimed at strengthening the connection between Africa and its diaspora through the arts, community and creativity. Using the facets of Caribbean Carnival and African culture, ASL host events in many leading diaspora markets worldwide. In an effort to promote unity while sharing culture, our organization aims to immerse our tribe of attendees in a truly memorable experience.

We live by culture and lead by love. Brought to you by Captain Morgan & Samsung.

This year’s fest takes place at the Masquerade in downtown Atlanta. Tickets are still available at the link provided: https://afrosocalove.com/tour/atlanta

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