Celebrities, politicians and fans are mourning the loss of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday after a four-year battle with colon cancer at the age of 43. A statement said Boseman was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer in 2016, and it progressed to stage four — a diagnosis the star kept private. On the big screen, Boseman played Black icons such as James Brown, Thurgood Marshall and Jackie Robinson. He also brought to life Marvel’s first Black superhero, King T’Challa, in “Black Panther.”Now, tributes are pouring in for the actor on social media. Kamala Harris”Heartbroken. My friend and fellow Bison Chadwick Boseman was brilliant, kind, learned, and humble,” Harris tweeted, referring to their alma mater, Howard University. “He left too early but his life made a difference. Sending my sincere condolences to his family.”In his final tweet, Boseman expressed his support for Harris in the upcoming election. Joe Biden”The true power of @ChadwickBoseman was bigger than anything we saw on screen,” Biden tweeted. “From the Black Panther to Jackie Robinson, he inspired generations and showed them they can be anything they want — even super heroes. Jill and I are praying for his loved ones at this difficult time.”Barack Obama”Chadwick came to… Read full this story
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