Next Up for Black History Month 2021…

the Predator. First off, those are locs are they not?! Secondly, in the first two “Predator” movies, the Predator was portrayed by Black actor Kevin Peter Hall. (Fun facts: Mr. Hall was over seven feet tall, also played Harry, the Bigfoot, on “Harry and the Hendersons” and the goblin spider species Predatoroonops peterhalli is named after him. Every member of the Predatoroonops genus has a name that references Predator, due to the perceived similarity between the spider’s mouthparts and the Predator’s mandibles.) Click here for behind-the-scenes footage of Mr. Hall in the Predator suit. Lastly, the Yautja, the formal name for the Predator species, are extremely technologically advanced, which is reminiscent of our beloved Wakandans.

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