People have answered the call, because 90 campaigns have been created, with more than $100,000 raised, Joseph announced this week.
A ton of celebrities have gotten involved, too, including Jemele Hill, Snoop Dogg, Chelsea Clinton and most recently Viola Davis and the film's star Chadwick Boseman.
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"What started as an effort to give young people an opportunity to see themselves in a story, has become an opportunity to provide access for them to TELL THEIR OWN stories," said on Twitter.
Many have shared their excitement on social media, encouraging others to hop on board for the #BlackPantherChallenge and donate. Several have called it an “amazing” and “incredible” endeavor.
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Want to learn more about the initiative? Take a look at the details here. "Black Panther" hits theaters Feb. 16.
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