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A Beautiful Chadwick Boseman Tribute Mural Has Just Been Unveiled At Disneyland

By Ashlyn Davis September 25, 2020

The late Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has been honored with a mural at Downtown Disney.

A few weeks ago, the Marvel legend that passed away due to cancer. It wasn’t until his untimely death that his struggles with the disease became known. In his honor, Disneyland unveiled a large and heartfelt tribute mural in a prime resort location. The stunning work by street artist Nikkolas Smith, a former Disney Imagineer, depicts the Black Panther star with a young boy dressed as a superhero doing a Wakanda Forever salute. [Featured Image: @nikkolas_smith via Instagram]

Smith unveiled the mural on his Instagram, also giving a salute, in the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim.

This one is special. My King Chad tribute is now on a wall on display at Downtown Disney,” the artist said in his post. “For millions of children, T’Challa was a legend larger than life, and there was no one more worthy of filling those shoes than Chadwick Boseman,” he continued.
Boseman was 43 when he lost his 4-year battle with colon cancer. The boy portrayed in the image wears a hospital gown, reflecting the star’s regular visits to children with cancer on the St. Jude campus.
“I am so grateful to be able to honor Chadwick’s life and purpose in this way. I am grateful to the Disney family for supporting both my journey as an artist,” Smith concluded.