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Howard University Honors Chadwick Boseman By Naming Re-Established College Of Fine Arts After Him

The late Chadwick Boseman is receiving the highest honor from his beloved alma mater. Today, Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick announced that the school’s newly-reestablished College of Fine Arts — led by newly named Dean Phylicia Rashad — will now be named in honor of alumnus Boseman, whose remarkable acting career has inspired millions of people around the world, both before and after his untimely passing. Dean Rashad — a decorated actress herself — had the pleasure of training and mentoring Boseman during his time at Howard and knew early on that he had a one-of-a-kind gift to share with the world. “Unrelenting in his pursuit of excellence, Chadwick was possessed with a passion for inquiry and a determination to tell stories – through acting, writing, and directing – that revealed the beauty and complexity of our human spirit,” she said about the news of Boseman’s recognition. Last August, Boseman passed away at the age of 43 after a long, tough battle with colon...

Njera Perkins

May 26, 2021