Chadwick Boseman

Maria Magouirk

   Chadwick Boseman had recently passed away due to colon cancer. He was diagnosed with it in 2016 and battled for 4 years, but he didn’t let it stop him from  inspiring people. Chadwick Boseman was an American actor, his most famous roles were Jackie Robinson in ’42’, James Brown in ‘Get on Up’, and the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Family, friends and co-stars gathered in Malibu a few weeks ago to say goodbye to Boseman after losing his battle. Many of his co-stars are mourning the death of their friend.

    Chadwick Boseman was born November 29th, 1976 in Anderson, South Carolina. He died at the age of 43 inside of his LA home, his family and wife all by his side. It was noted a few times that he had lost a lot of weight, and was even made fun of because of it. Little did everyone know that he was fighting a silent battle with cancer. When revealed as the cause of death, fans were shocked as he never said anything about it. However, that didn’t stop him from being the kind-hearted person he was. Many who have encountered him have labeled him as having a gentle soul and being a brilliant artist. His co-stars and directors and those who accompanied him loved to work with him. Following his death, many made tweets and posts about him, acknowledging the kindness and love he left behind.

    Stated in an article about his obituary: Black Panther was the first superhero movie to be nominated for a best picture Oscar and one of the highest-grossing films of all time, bringing in over $1.3 billion.” Black Panther was truly one of the most empowering movies shown, allowing little children of color to see themselves as a superhero and get some representation. CNN writes “With his role as King T’Challa in the boundary-breaking film ‘Black Panther’, he became a global icon and an inspiring symbol of black power.” He was a superhero to many. He had brought history to life with his roles. Chadwick Boseman will truly be missed by everyone, including his family, friends, fans and fandom and all the people he has inspired to this day.