The Tourism Authority of Ghana, the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, and the Diaspora community in Ghana has cherished Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman who died recently after battling with colon cancer.
Holding a minute silence for late champions at the revealing of the 7 pillars of the Beyond the Return on 9th September in Accra, Akwasi Agyeman the chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, said ” May I respectfully request that we all rise for a minute silence…for our ancestors who went through the tortures journey of slavery, two, for our brothers and sisters who have fallen in recent times especially our brother Chadwick of Black Panther fame and yesterday in Cape Coast, Elolo Gabin for those of who have been in emancipation and panafest, you know Elolo is no more”.
Chadwick Boseman who was 43 passed away at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side.
The choice to honor Chadwick at Wednesday’s occasion forms part of Ghana’s effort to validate itself as the home for Africans in the diaspora.
It will be remembered that this year in June, Ghana held a memorial burial for George Floyd who was killed by a law enforcement officer in the US.