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    Hey Fam,

    Welcome to the Wakanda Sun. This site is designed to create conversations around and solve social issues. 

    For those who came before us, here now, and yet to come.

    Stay Free, Stay Fly, Stay Black !

     

     



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    To think in 2022 that a city in Brazil would allow Black children to dress up as slaves and white kids as royalty to celebrate Brazil’s independence day is absolutely ridiculously. This occurred in Parana state in a nation that is over 50% African descent!

    Black children are dressed as slaves in Independence Day civic parade in Paraná state in southern Brazil



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    Black people account for half of all exonerations involving prison time.
    Support prison reform however you can. See next post on what we can do.



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    Today’s young baseball players in Cuba are no longer believing in the hype of Cuba’s communist rhetoric. To them it is a relic of the past. The goal is to no longer play for the national team  but to work their way right into the Major Leagues. That seems to be their #1 priority.

     

    Photos: Young Cuban baseball players dream of US major leagues | Baseball | Al Jazeera



  • The nation of South Africa is currently experiencing rolling blackouts due to the strain on the electrical grid. Eskom produces 95% of South Africa’s electricity. They use an old antiquated coal-fire system.

    South Africa in electricity crisis, nationwide blackouts (yahoo.com)



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    East Harlem, USA had a block party for the Queen of Black Excellence,  Ms. Cicely Tyson.She passed last January . When asked about her legacy she replied, " I've done my best. That's all."Yes you did!  Continue to soar with God's angels .

    East Harlem, USA had a block party for the Queen of Black Excellence,  Ms. Cicely Tyson.She passed last January . More



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    I am excited about the new Wakanda movie and the Woman King. It is interesting to me that we do not have very many large productions featuring Black folks and we have two at the same time involving nationhood and both have Black women leading.

    I have nothing against anyone leading. If we saw movies with nothing but Black men solely ruling with no influence from women I would say thats problematic as well.

    Even the title Woman King is very interesting.

    It would be great to see Black men and women working together for the good of their people or family. Moving towards some … more



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    Today’s date is September 16th, 2022.  This day marks the independence day for the nation of Mexico.  Mexico gained her independence from Spain in 1810.

    What does Mexican Independence Day have to do with The Wakanda Sun and the African Diaspora?

    One of Mexico’s liberator’s was Vicente Guerrero. Guerrero was of Afro-Mexican descent.

    He was the first Black President of Mexico.

    The link?

    On September 16th, 1829, 19 years later to the day, he issued a decree abolishing slavery in Mexico.

    Viva Mexico! Viva President Vicente Guerrero!

    Learn more about this amazing Afro-Mexican Man.

    Vicente Guerrero: The first Afro-Mexican President of the Americas



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    You think they tripped off a Black mermaid.Wait till this Friday 9/16 when The Woman King is slaying White invaders.Make sure you all go and support The Woman King, starring Viola Davis this Friday.This film needs to be a success, push the ratings through the roof, see it more than once.

    You think they tripped off a Black mermaid.Wait till this Friday 9/16 when The Woman King is slaying White invaders.Make More



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