ANDERSON, SC (NewsNation) – Actor Chadwick Boseman was honored Thursday night in his hometown of Anderson, South Carolina.
The “Black Panther” star died on August 28 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43.
Born in Anderson, Boseman attended TL Hanna High School before graduating from Howard University.
The city will hold a memorial service for the deceased actor starting at 7 p.m. ET at the Anderson Civic Center Amphitheater.
James Brown’s daughter, as well as Boseman’s pastor, were among the speakers at the memorial service
After the commemoration there was a screening of “Black Panther”.
WSPA, affiliated with NewsNation, contributed to this report.