We Woke up to news this weekend that US actor Chadwick Boseman had passed away from Colon Cancer.
The 43-year-old found out he had cancer four years ago but did not reveal his diagnosis to the public.
Boseman played black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown early in his career before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe.
It was his role in the smash hit Black Panther in 2018 that propelled him into the consciousness of millions of film fans across the world.
His character’s famous salute inspired many to feel an added sense of pride in their African heritage.
Boseman reprised his role in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, and a sequel to Black Panther was scheduled for release in 2022.
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