Artist paints mural in East Flatbush commemorating Chadwick Boseman

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A large mural honoring the late actor Chadwick Boseman was unveiled Saturday in Brooklyn.

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A large mural honoring the late actor Chadwick Boseman was unveiled Saturday in Brooklyn.

Artist Kenny Altidor created the mural which depicts Boseman as T'Challa, the iconic character he portrayed in "Black Panther" and other Marvel superhero movies.

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The artwork will be on display on Clarendon Road in East Flatbush.

Boseman, who also played Black icons Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and James Brown over his years in Hollywood, died in August after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43 years old.

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