Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman died at 43

August 28, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

Chadwick.Boseman.Jackie.Robinson - 42Chadwick.boseman.jackie.robinson42 (2)Black Panther and Jackie Robinson star, Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer four years after his first diagnosis in 2016, his family announced in a statement Friday night, August 28, 2020. Boseman was only 43. Chadwick.Boseman.Jackie.Robinson - 42Chadwick.boseman.jackie.robinson42 (2)Black Panther and Jackie Robinson star, Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer four years after his first diagnosis in 2016, his family announced in a statement Friday night, August 28, 2020. Boseman was only 43.

 

Chadwick Boseman died on Jackie Robinson Day, August 28, 2020, seven years after he starred in the Jackie Robinson movie, 42 as the baseball icon in 2013.

 

Boseman's death was announced by Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser during the Los Angeles Dodgers game in which all players wore the number 42 on their uniforms in honor of Jackie Robinson. Robinson played for the Dodgers during his groundbreaking career.

 

Boseman is also known for Walt Disney’s Black Panther the movie that grossed over $1,341,912,319 in worldwide box office sales.

 

Black Panther was the first blockbuster Black Superhero in the leading role.  Black Panther has become a symbol for promoting diversity in the movie industry.

 

The Black Panther star died of colon cancer four years after his first diagnosis in 2016, his family announced in a statement Friday night. Boseman was only 43.

 

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