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Octavia Spencer Is Buying Out A Screening Of "Black Panther" For Underserved Families In Mississippi And It's Inspiring People Across The Country

"I will buy out a theater in an underserved community there to ensure that all our brown children can see themselves as a superhero."

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Octavia recently took to Instagram to announce her plans to buy out a screening of Black Panther in an underserved community of Mississippi on the film's opening day.

Instagram: @octaviaspencer

Black Panther is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a black superhero as the lead. Spencer told her followers that she wants to "ensure that all our brown children can see themselves as a superhero."

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For the record, this is not the first time the actor has done this. In January 2017, she bought out a screening of Hidden Figures for families in honor of her own mother.

Instagram: @octaviaspencer

"My mom would not have been able to afford to take me and my siblings. So, I'm honoring her and all single parents this #mlkweekend."