Adieu Chadwick Boseman... Forever Wakanda's T'Challa
The death of Chadwick Boseman has left a lot of his colleagues and fans reeling in shock and grief. As tribute pours out in loving memory of this brilliant actor, we have to always remember that life is unpredictable and nothing is ever what it seems. The fact Boseman went on working and doing justice in his roles after his 2016 diagnosis shows how dedicated and brave he was, battling cancer and yet still going on!
Aside from playing T'Challa, King of Wakanda, in the Marvel Universe (thanks forever for that, Stan Lee, R.I.P) starting with Black Panther , Boseman played various iconic roles during the course of his career:
|The first African American Major League baseball player, Jackie Robinson in 42
|King of Soul, James Brown, in Get On Up
|The first African American Supreme Court Judge, Thurgood Marshall in Marshall
|Egyptian deity, Thoth in Gods of Egypt
|American Football Half Back, Floyd Little in The Express: The Ernie Davis Story.
Among his T.V credits were roles in All My Children, Law and Order, CSI: NY and was also a host in Saturday Night Live. His final role was as a trumpeter in the upcoming biopic drama, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, with Viola Davis as Ma Rainey.
Adieu Chawick Boseman, Wakanda's T'Challa forever. Rest in peace.