Proving that diversity is something that movie goers have an appetite for, Marvel’s “Black Panther” shattered box office records to the tune of $218 million this past weekend. The Ryan Coogler directed film that stars Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan doubled its original tracking figures in less than one month! What’s interesting to note is the audience breakdown was 37% African American, 35% Caucasian and 18% Hispanic.

Notable Quotes: “This is proof that the big screen experience may arguably be the most powerful platform of change in our society.” -Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst with comScore