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Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played legendary figures such as Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Marvel superhero Black Panther/King T'Challa, ruler of a fictional African nation, died Friday of stage 4 colon cancer. Newsday's Steve Langford spoke to Long Islanders stunned over the news of his passing. Credit: Newsday / John Conrad Williams Jr.

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