Chadwick Boseman

Howard University Installs Chadwick Boseman's Name on College of Fine Arts Building

The "Black Panther" star is seen as an "icon in his own right who has left an immeasurable legacy for the next generation," the university said

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It's official. Howard University has renamed its College of Fine Arts after late actor Chadwick Boseman, who died last year at age 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer.

The historically Black university shared a time-lapse video showing the installation of the new letters on the school’s building, which is now the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts.

Howard University first announced in May that it would rename its performing and visual arts school after the 'Black Panther' star who also happens to be an alumnus of the school.

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