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'Wakandacon' Aug. 3-5 in Chicago
2018-07-31

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Wakandacon—a celebration of Black business, culture, tech, creativity and more—will take place Aug. 3-5 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave.

Named after the country made popular in the Black Panther comics and high-grossing movie, Wakandacon has advertised itself as inclusive, with all being "welcome to come celebrate together."

Just a few of the events include the forums such as "Queerkanda," "Black Panther & Biomimicry: How to Innovate like Wakandans through Nature Inspired Design," "Black Filmmaking Today," "Sisterhood through the Wakandan Lens: Nakia & Okoye & Nettie & Celie," and "Games As Social Justice;" a Jabari stunt workshop with Mark Willis; and get-togethers such as the Cosplay Parade, "Nerd Networking" and the "Autodesk Mixer."

Visit wakandacon2018.com/ .


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