Following the renaming of its College Of Fine Arts center after late 'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman, Howard University went further in honoring the school's late alumnus by establishing a multimillion-dollar scholarship in his name with help from streaming giant Netflix.
“Chad was a very proud Bison." Boseman's wife shares as the new 'Chadwick Boseman College of Fine Arts' name was revealed, "his legacy will continue to inspire young storytellers for years to come."
Despite rearranging the whole ceremony at the Oscars to announce Best Actor as the last award for the night, Chadwick Boseman, who was nominated for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, lost the Oscar to Anthony Hopkins for his role in The Father. Hopkins didn’t attend nor Zoom in to the ceremony and the build-up had fans almost certain […]
Saturday, Simone Ledward Boseman accepted her husband, the late Chadwick Boseman’s NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor In A Motion Picture for his final performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Tearing up to speak, “As always, he would give all honor and glory to the most high God. He would thank his Mom and Dad, […]
See an early clip of the highly anticipated Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman.
Set in 1927 Chicago, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is centered on the incredible story of one of America's first Black professional Blues singer, Ma Rainey, and the tension and conflict between her and the white ownership of the clubs where she performed. Although Boseman’s character, Levee, is fictitious, the film shows how the actual creation of her hit song, "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” came to fruiting and also revealing that the song was written for a dance by the same name.
On Wednesday (Sept 30), the streaming powerhouse took to social media to share the images along with the release date to the film, which is produced by legendary actor Denzel Washington and directed by George C. Wolfe, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman in his final film performance.
The famed actor shares a poignant message for his 'Black Panther' co-star, who passed away on August 28.
May Chadwick Boseman rest in peace and may his words and influence live on forever.
It's an honor fit for a King. The late Chadwick Boseman's final tweet now his the distinction of being Twitter's most like tweet ever.
When the news broke of Chadwick Boseman's death, many celebrities took to social media to give their condolences...
Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016 and battled with the disease even as he rose to global superstardom.