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Black Panther co-stars attend Chadwick Boseman’s memorial

Black Panther co-stars attend Chadwick Boseman’s memorial

African Mirror Reporter FAMILY and friends were in attendance for the American actor Chadwick Boseman’s memorial service, paying respects to the late ‘Black Panther’ star.  Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o along with other Black Panther stars attended the outdoor memorial service with Boseman’s spouse, Taylor Simone Ledward, to say their final farewells. Photos published by The Sun showed the stars attending the memorial in Malibu, California, along with a photo of Boseman on display next to a floral arrangement. The memorial service also featured music being played from a hang drum. Chadwick Boseman passed away aged 43 in Los Angeles…
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Towards Wakanda – Chadwick Boseman’s passing and the power and limits of Afrofuturism

Towards Wakanda – Chadwick Boseman’s passing and the power and limits of Afrofuturism

CLARE CORBOULD, Associate Professor, Deakin University IF you’re not a comics fan, you may have been surprised at the extent of the heartfelt grief expressed following the death of actor Chadwick Boseman. One explanation lies in the extraordinary power of the 2018 movie Black Panther, in which Boseman starred as T’Challa/Black Panther, to address racist stereotypes about Africa and Africans. Boseman’s character was heir to the hidden kingdom of Wakanda, a mythical African nation free of European colonisation. The film’s subtext explores African Americans’ varying identifications, past and present, with Africa and a global Black diaspora. Dark continent Westerners’ ideas…
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Celebrities and politicians’ condolences to King of Wakanda  – Chadwick Boseman

Celebrities and politicians’ condolences to King of Wakanda – Chadwick Boseman

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER A former US president, current presidential candidate, celebrities across the world, actors and actresses have offered moving condolences and tributes to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman who died at 43 from colon cancer. These are some of the tributes that poured in since the Boseman’s death: Barrack Obama: ‘Chadwick came to the White House to work with kids when he was playing Jackie Robinson. You could tell right away that he was blessed. To be young, gifted, and Black; to use that power to give them heroes to look up to; to do it all while in…
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Tributes for the King of Wakanda – dead at 43

Tributes for the King of Wakanda – dead at 43

THE Queen of Hollywood has paid a warm and glowing tribute to the King of Wakanda - Chadwick Boseman - who has died of cancer. Award winning Hollywood actress, Angela Bassett has led worldwide tributes to actor Chadwick , the Black Panther star. Worldwide shock and sorrow has greeted the news that Boseman has been living with and succumbed to cancer.  Bassett said: “It was meant to be for me and Chadwick to be connected, for us to be family. But what many don’t know is that our story began long before his historic turn as Black Panther. During the…
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