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    Posted on Jan 12, 2018

    We Need To Talk About The Women Warriors In "Black Panther"

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    Alright, enough. It's time to talk about the badass women warriors we keep seeing in the Black Panther trailers.

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    They're called the Dora Milaje — warriors who dedicate their lives to protecting the ruler of Wakanda.

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    And they're badass.

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    So badass that you may remember T'Challa's security chief, Ayo (Florence Kasumba), basically stole Captain America: Civil War with one line.

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    Now, thanks to a new featurette on the Warriors of Wakanda, we have a little more insight about what to expect from the Dora Milaje when Black Panther premieres on Feb. 16.

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    Danai Gurira plays Okoye, the guards' general, who represents tradition and a commitment to the old ways.

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    But Nakia, played by Lupita Nyong'o, favors a more modern line of thought.

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    In training for the movie, the actors learned that the Dora Milaje "move as one" when they fight...

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    ...which ends up looking insanely cool.

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    Cannot. Wait. For. This. Movie.

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