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The sudden death of American actor Chadwick Boseman, aka “King T’Challa,” struck me like an invisible train. I was blindsided and wasn’t ready to hear that unfortunate announcement. His character as the lead in the 2018 superhero film Black Panther gave me and the rest of Black America the same magic felt when the Obamas stepped onto the world stage for the first time.
The U.S. has a history of filling mass graves with people of color; it’s a recurring theme that visits every century, dating back to the original 13 colonies.
Candidly, when I see some White elected leaders at the MLK parades, Juneteenth festivals, Black churches during election season, and their social media posts during ‘Black History Month,’ I can’t seem to control the stinging feeling palpitating from the epicenter of my existence, flagging their unauthenticity.