Chadwick Boseman: Kids pose with action figures as tribute to late 'Black Panther' star

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Monday, August 31, 2020
Chadwick Boseman: Kids post tributes to 'Black Panther' star
Children have been paying tribute to the late "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman by posing with the Wakanda Forever salute and their favorite superhero action figures.

Chadwick Boseman touched so many lives.

Now people are posting photos of their kids on social media paying tribute to the late "Black Panther" star.

The 43-year-old actor lost his private, four-year battle with colon cancer Friday.

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Host Keke Palmer said Chadwick Boseman was "a true hero, not just on screen but in everything he did."

The tributes show kids donning the Marvel superhero costume, doing the Wakanda Forever salute with their arms and posing with their action figures.

Besides starring as Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, Boseman also portrayed Black icons Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall on film.

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Aug. 28 of cancer, his representative said. He was 43.