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How Do We Tell Our Kids the Black Panther Has Died?

I’ve mourned many of my heroes. It never gets easier.

Chadwick Boseman
Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Disney/Getty Images

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“Chadwick Boseman died,” I said. I kept it simple and direct. I didn’t know how else to deliver the news to my sons, ages 12 and 14. How do we explain…

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Miles Marshall Lewis

Miles Marshall Lewis

MML’s writing has appeared in GQ, The New York Times, Rolling Stone and many other outlets. His book on Dave Chappelle drops in 2024 from St. Martin’s Press.