Lupita's Documentary Sheds Light On Forgotten Women Warriors

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o travels to Benin in West Africa to uncover the story of  female warriors -  the Agoji. These women fought both African and European powers in the 17th to 19th centuries in armies up to 4,000 strong. The Agojie were the inspiration for Black Panther's female fighters in which Lupita starred as Nakia, a spy for Wakanda's afro-futurist, all-female army the Dora Milaje. Warrior Women with Lupita aims to uncover the history of the often overlooked Agoji warriors, and with the help of extensive research, the documentrary will offer viewers an epic journey into their incredible story.

Lupita Nyong'o sheds light on the forgotten women warriors.



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