Obituaries

Obituaries

The passing of Trey Songz grandmother was confirmed on April 29th. Grumma Rose was...

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OJ Simpson, the former NFL great who was infamously tried and acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, died from cancer on April 10.

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Anthony "Baby Gap" Walker, a core member of famed R&B/funk group The Gap Band, passed away March 4 in an Ohio hospital.

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Boss, a pioneering rapper who was the first female emcee signed to the historic Def Jam Recordings music label, has died at 54. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died This Year appeared first on NewsOne.

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The legendary city councilman in the Michigan city of Flint was renowned for his fiery personality. After he died over the weekend, videos of Mays standing on business quickly went viral. The post RIP Eric Mays: 5 Times Fiery Flint Councilman Was Standing On Business appeared first on NewsOne.

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The renowned AIDS activist was just 39. The post Hydeia Broadbent, Who Devoted Her Life To AIDS Activism After Being Born With HIV, Dies At 39 appeared first on NewsOne.

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The Black Liberation Army veteran freed Assata Shakur before becoming a political prisoner. The post Sekou Odinga, Movement Elder And Former Political Prisoner Who Freed Assata Shakur, Dies At 79 appeared first on NewsOne.

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Tom Joyner, the head honcho himself, called in to give a quick reminder of why you definitely want to be on his Fantastic Voyage 2024 cruise. The post Tom Joyner Speaks On Fantastic Voyage 2024: “The Party Is Always Right Up Under Your Shoes!” appeared first on Black America Web.

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NewsOne would be remiss not to draw attention to the deaths of Black people this year that seemed to resonate with a wide ripple effect across an entire diaspora. The post Year In Review: Notable Black People Whose Deaths Sent Shockwaves Through 2023 appeared first on NewsOne.

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Craig Watkins, the first Black district attorney not just in Dallas County but also in the state of Texas who left a legacy of securing overturned wrongful convictions, died at 56. The post Craig Watkins, Texas’ First Black District Attorney Who Worked To Overturn Wrongful Convictions, Dies At 56 appeared first on NewsOne.

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The actress and producer was 51. The date and cause of her death were not immediately confirmed. Here's everything we know. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died In 2023 appeared first on NewsOne.

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Barker's iconic 35-year run on "The Price is Right" made him a familiar face to generations of daytime tv fans.