Houston high school students surprised with free Black Panther screening

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One of the stars of the blockbuster film "Black Panther" delivered a special message to hundred of students, and it was that they'll be going to see the film for free.

Academy and Emmy award nominated actress Angela Bassett sent a message to students at Yates, Booker T. Washington, Worthing, Madison and North Forest high schools.

The film has a majority African-American cast and director.

This is the latest effort to provide free screenings for inner city and African-American children.

The screening is being provided by the She's Happy Hair and She's Happy Foundation.

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