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Let Danai Gurira Teach You The Proper Way To Say Her Name


Black Panther is already one of 2018’s biggest films and Danai Gurira, who plays Okoye, the general of the Dora Milaje, gives a standout performance.

The reaction to the film has been incredible. Black Panther has already topped $800 million worldwide and Gurira is a major badass on screen.

With her role in the film and on The Walking Dead, Gurira is becoming a household name, but are you pronouncing it correctly?

Gurira gave ESSENCE’s digital director Yolanda Sangweni and ESSENCE Now host Makho Ndlovu a crash course in getting her name just right. Check out the cute video above.

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