The superhero’s role as ‘Jackie Robinson’, the first African American baseball player moved generations by affirming their belief that they can become whatever they desire. The legend gave courage to others. He motivated his followers to not lose hope and keep going. He was the black community’s hero. Read more about this actor that has become a legend after his death this morning.
Chadwick was a true hero. Despite secretly battling the fatal disease, he decided he wanted to keep working on films for his fans to remember him and his fight. ‘Marshall to Da 5 Bloods’ and ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ were shot during his illness.
He showed up on sets between surgeries. His smiling face never gave away about what’s happening inside him. Like his character as 'Jackie Robinson', he fought against racial discrimination and injustice.
The youth has tons of things to learn from him: courage, selflessness, strength, and resilience. He has encouraged many to push boundaries. True heroes work in secret. And this marvelous actor’s legacy will live on forever.