Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman died at 43

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: Actor Chadwick Boseman gives a Wakanda salute to the crowd as Howard University holds its' commencement ceremonies on May, 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman has died. According to a statement posted on his Twitter account Chadwick has been battling colon cancer since 2016 and died at home with his family and wife by his side. Boseman was born in South Carolina, according to his IMDb biography. He went on to graduate from Howard University in Washington, DC, where he returned in 2018 to give the class graduation speech — which concluded with his iconic “Wakanda Forever” salute.

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