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Strong Women 'All Eyez on Me' Actress Danai Gurira Will Play This Year and Beyond

From Michonne to Afeni Shakur, it looks like Danai Gurira will continue to portray women of color with superhuman strength.


A brief look at all of the dope, strong women Danai Gurira will play between this year and beyond.


  • Afeni Shakur – 2017

    (Photo: Quantrell Colbert/ Morgan Creek Productions)

    Photo: Quantrell Colbert/ Morgan Creek Productions

    (Photo: Quantrell Colbert/ Morgan Creek Productions)
  • Michonne – 2017/2018

    (Photo: Gene Page/AMC)

    Photo: Gene Page/AMC

    (Photo: Gene Page/AMC)


    First appearing in the Season 2 "Beside by the Fire" episode of The Walking Dead, Danai's character Michonne has been ripping heads ever since. Michonne is the deep mocha, samurai sword-wielding, rutheless badass that we all wish we could be in everyday life. 


  • Okoye – 2018

    (Photo: Marvel/Disney)

    Photo: Marvel/Disney

    (Photo: Marvel/Disney)


    In the Marvel Comics universe, Okoye is a fierce warrior that is one of "The Adored Ones" — Black Panther's deadliest bodyguards in Wakanda.
    Danai has proven that she's not above cutting someone and we're sure it won't change with her Black Panther role. 


  • Unknown 'Avengers: Infinity War' Character – 2018

    (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

    Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

    (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)


    While there hasn't been an official release for the name of the character Danai will play in Avengers: Infinity War, we suspect that her character Okoye will be reprised. Hopefully her character will be strong enough to seep into the Avengers franchise.


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