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

A List of all the Strong Women Dania Gurira Will Play

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.

Published June 16, 2017


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

  1. Afeni Shakur – 2017
    Danai Gurira stars in ALL EYEZ ON ME
Photo: Quantrell Colbert
    (Photo: Quantrell Colbert/ Morgan Creek Productions)


    Afeni Shakur is the epitome of a strong, Black woman who also happens to be a super kickass mom. Not only did she have an interesting life, but she's been a driving force in keeping Tupac's legacy alive after his fatal death. 

    We have not doubt that Danai will rise to the occasion as she has before with other powerful characters. 

  2. Michonne – 2017/2018
    Michonne (Danai Gurira) - The Walking Dead_Season 3, Episode 1_"Seed" - Photo Credit: 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. 

  3. Okoye – 2018
    (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. 

  4. Unknown 'Avengers: Infinity War' Character – 2018
    SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 23:  Actress Danai Gurira from Marvel Studiosí "Black Pantherî attends the San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 Marvel Panel in Hall H on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. ©Marvel Studios 2016  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Danai Gurira
    (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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Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Gene Page/AMC)

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