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Howard University Names College of Fine Arts After Late Actor and Howard Alum Chadwick Boseman
Howard University announced this week that it has named its reestablished College of Fine Arts after the late actor Chadwick Boseman, a Howard alum, NPR reported. Boseman was the school’s commencement speaker in 2018. He suffered from colon cancer and died last August at the age of 43. In a statement Wednesday, Boseman’s family said: […]
May 27, 2021
Howard University Mourns the Death of Alumnus and ‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman
Howard University is in mourning after actor and alumnus Chadwick Boseman, 43, died on Friday following a private, four-year fight with colon cancer. He rose to international fame after starring as T’Challa in the groundbreaking 2018 film “Black Panther,” becoming a beloved Black icon for fans, young and old. “Boseman was a man of grace […]
August 31, 2020
Boseman Delivers Wakanda Wisdom to His Alma Mater’s Graduates
WASHINGTON — Actor Chadwick Boseman, also known as superhero T’Challa in “The Black Panther” blockbuster movie, challenged Howard University graduates to focus on finding purpose rather than just jobs and careers during a metaphorical and occasionally spiritual commencement address delivered on Saturday.
May 13, 2018
Expected Blockbuster Film ‘Black Panther’ Poised to Challenge Racial Assumptions
His “Black Panther” fandom stretches back to Dr. Greg Carr’s boyhood, with him dashing inside a neighborhood store to snag the latest edition of that barrier-busting Marvel comics series about a caped, cat-masked superhero hailing from a fictionalized, self-determining African nation.
February 15, 2018
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