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Howard University honors ‘Wakanda king’ Chadwick Boseman

The late Chadwick Boseman known popularly as Black Panther portrayed as king of the fictional nation Wakanda has been honored by his former school Howard University.

The school has renamed the College of Fine Arts after the movie star. The current name as shown is Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. According to the authorities, Chadwick played a major role in saving the department from being absorbed into College of Arts & Sciences.

Sharing the update on twitter, the school said “Yesterday, the letters were installed over the now official Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts,” whilst adding that “an icon in his own right who has left an immeasurable legacy for the next generation. Thank you Mr. Boseman.”

Responding to the initial promise by Howard to rename the facility after the Wakanda star, the family said, “Chad fought to preserve the College of Fine Arts during his matriculation at Howard and remained dedicated to the fight throughout his career, and he would be overjoyed by this development.”

“His time at Howard University helped shape both the man and the artist that he became, committed to truth, honesty, and a determination to transform the world through the power of storytelling.” The family’s statement added.

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