It is just being reported that the amazing actor who played T’Challa in Black Panther passed away after four years of battle with colon cancer. The sad news was posted on his official Facebook and Twitter account with the heartbreaking caption “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.”
According to the report, Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III cancer in 2016 which he bravely battled for four years; sadly, the cancer progressed to stage IV.
As a real-life superhero, Chadwick managed to give the world one of the most inspiring superhero movie of all time – The Black Panther. Additionally, he did many more other great movies such as Marshall to Da Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and many more. He played his roles marvelously in all of these movies while going through chemotherapy and countless surgeries.
It’s reported that Chadwick died in his home surrounded by his wife and other family members.
The African continent is grateful for his amazing work in portraying a good image of the continent and also for inspiring billions of Africans both on the continent and in the diaspora. Let’s keep him in our prayers and keep celebrating his greatness. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.