Kabelo Chabalala
3 minute read
1 Sep 2020
12:02 pm

Wakanda Forever! The Black Panther was a character that transcended the big screens

Kabelo Chabalala

Our African culture teaches us about ancestry. May you join the African ancestors and keep on being a king.

Actor Chadwick Boseman who played T'Challa in Black Panther. Picture: twitter

“Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows. We cannot. We must not. We will work to be an example of how we, as brothers and sisters on this earth, should treat each other. Now, more than ever…” Those are the words of the now late Chadwick Boseman, as King T’Challa in Black Panther. Wakanda was me. Wakanda was every black person, young or old who was beaming with pride as result of the amazing work of Ryan Coogler. And now more than ever, we hope that we will have more black heroes. May the global movie industry honour Boseman’s...