There’s A Town In Illinois That Everyone Thinks Is The Utopian City From Black Panther

Whether or not you’ve seen the movie Black Panther, you have likely witnessed much of the fandom around it, especially if you live in Illinois. Due to the similar sounding names, it seems the fictional land of Wakanda from the film may actually exist.

There’s a village in the Prairie State that has recently been opened up to the world, and you have to check it out. Scroll on for all the details:

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