Fans, fellow actors, former President Barack Obama and others took to social media to remember Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer at age 43.
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The outpouring was immediate and heartfelt after Boseman's Twitter account revealed that he died following a four-year battle with cancer.
Howard University also released a statement, as Boseman was an alumnus of the school.
Twitter said Saturday that the announcement posted to Boseman's account was the most "liked" tweet in the history of the platform.