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Disney announces $1 million donation to Boys and Girls Club due to Black Panther success

Posted at 7:03 PM, Feb 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 09:49:31-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Before this weekend, only three movies had ever topped $100 million at the U.S. box office in their second weekend in theaters.

The release of Black Panther has brought that number up to four.

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Today Disney announced that in honor of that record-breaking success they're donating a million dollars to the Boys and Girls Club of America to help support science, technology, engineering and math education.

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With $108 million this weekend, Marvel's Black Panther joins the First Avengers, Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens in that exclusive club.

It's made $400 million in its first 10 days.