Famous and renowned Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman has died.

Chadwick has died of colon cancer which was diagnosed as early as 2016 at stage three.

News of his loss were announced on his Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side.

However, Chadwick had not spoken publicly about his diagnosis. 

The actor who played Black American icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown gained more audiences worldwide when he appeared in Black Panther.

Boseman made his first feature film debut with a small part in the 2008 sports biopic ‘The Express’.

So he, later on, starred a number of other real-life characters framed for breaking America’s racial barriers.

Of course, his most memorable role was his performance as T’Challa a fictional king.

The film was nominated for six Oscars, including best picture. And it won three Academy Awards.

His T’Challa character was first introduced to the movies in 2016′s “Captain America: Civil War,”. And his “Wakanda Forever” salute rumbled around the world after the release of “Black Panther” in 2018.

Because of his T’Challa role, Chadwick became a global icon and an inspiring symbol of black power.

As a result, messages of grief and sorrow have poured in from fellow actors, athletes, musicians, Hollywood actors, politicians, and fans from all over the world.

“We never know what people are enduring, ” Bernice King, daughter of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., wrote on Twitter.

So some other fans expressed their despair as they mourn Chadwick and Kobe Bryant who passed on earlier this year.

Chadwick Boseman died at the age of 43 years. He has been survived by his wife.

What a man!

By Wanjiru Mbaru

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