Gov. McMaster will lower flags at half-staff in honor of Chadwick Boseman


FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman, a cast member in “Black Panther,” poses at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – Gov. McMaster says the Statehouse flags will be lowered at half-staff on Sunday, August 30 in honor of Chadwick Boseman.

He says the flags will be lowered from sunrise to sunset with the two flags being removed at sunset presented to Mr. Boseman’s family at the appropriate time.

Boseman was an Anderson, South Carolina native whose standout roles include playing Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Black Panther.

He died on August 29, 2020 at the age of 42 from colon cancer.

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