Chadwick Boseman won an NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture.
His wife, Simone Ledward Boseman, accepted the award on his behalf, and during her speech, she stressed the importance of getting checked for cancer.
She said, “The age for routine screening has recently been moved over to 45. So if you were 45 years of age or older, please get screened. Don’t put it off any longer, please. This disease is beatable.”
Afterward, BET tweeted out info on where people can get information about getting tested