On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman died at the young age of 43. He died from stage four colon cancer, after being initially diagnosed in 2016. Boseman was an extraordinary individual who inspired millions, so the following slides are designated to honor his timeless legacy.
July 13, 2013 -- Before being T'Challa in Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman starred in the movie 42 where he played Jackie Robinson, the first black athlete to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. This picture shows him throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a Dodgers game, honoring his acting performance. Source: aceshowbiz.com
October 28, 2014 -- With Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., Chadwick receives the news he will have the lead role in Black Panther, officially making him part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Source: popsugar.com
February 9, 2019 -- The day Black Panther was released was a tremendous accomplishment in the film industry. Not only did Black Panther surge in the box office, but it also served as the first superhero movie with a predominantly black cast. Source: screenrant.com
June 19, 2018 -- Chadwick received the MTV Movie and TV award for being the best hero in a movie. Instead of keeping the award for himself, Boseman decided to give it to James Shaw Jr, a real-life hero who saved lives by stopping a gunman in a deadly shooting. Source: popsugar.com
January 6, 2019 -- Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, and Michael B. Jordan, each a member of the Black Panther cast, take a photo with Chadwick Boseman at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Golden Globe Awards are awarded for exceptional achievement in motion pictures. Source: popsugar.com
January 26, 2020 -- This was the day Kobe Bryant died, and Chadwick revealed, despite only having four conversations, he admired Kobe for being a tremendous inspiration and was planning to film with Kobe. If neither of their tragic losses occurred, they were planning to film together in 2022. Source: thelist.com