‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies

Farewell to the king: Chadwick Boseman, the star of Marvel’s Black Panther, has died. He was 43.

The news that the actor had been secretly fighting colon cancer even while becoming an iconic superhero to young, Black fans (and many, many others) came on the birthday of the late Jack Kirby, Marvel Comics’ writer-artist who co-created the character of Wakandan king T’Challa, aka the Black Panther, with the late Stan Lee.

Reaction on social media to Chadwick Boseman’s death — and his impact in life — was swift and emotional:

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