Chadwick Boseman has won a NAACP Image Award posthumously. The NAACP Image Awards are presented annually for the outstanding achievements of ethnic minorities in the entertainment industry.
Boseman received the award for his role as a jazz musician in the film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Boseman’s wife received the prize on behalf of the actor on Saturday.
“As always, he would give God all the credit,” said Simone Boseman in the acceptance speech on behalf of the successful superhero film Black Panther famous actor. “He would thank his father and mother, and he would honor his ancestors as we honor him now.”
Boseman died in August at the age of 43 from colon cancer. The actor has been awarded several prizes after his death.
For his role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Boseman previously received a Golden Globe and a Critics’ Choice Award. The actor has also been nominated for an Oscar for that role. The most important American film prizes will be awarded at the end of April.
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