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By Nsenga Burton PhD
NNPA Correspondent 

IN MEMORIAM: Chadwick Boseman

 

September 3, 2020

George Skidmore

Chadwick Boseman speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for "Black Panther", at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

The world is reeling from the loss of iconic actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday, August 28, after losing a private battle to colon cancer. Boseman died at home surrounded by his family.

A statement released by his family said Boseman was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer in 2016 and the disease progressed to stage 4. Boseman endured countless surgeries and treatments as he continued to make films from Marshall (directed by Reginald Hudlin), Da 5 Bloods (directed by Spike Lee) and August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (directed by George C. Wolfe and produced by Denzel Washing...



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