Thursday, September 29, 2016
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Frederick D. Tinsley 1940-2016  
September 29, 2016
Frederick (Fred) Tinsley, double bass player in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, passed away on September 19. ... read more »
Bill Nunn, actor in “Do the Right Thing,” dead at 63
September 29, 2016
Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the "Spider-Man" movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as "Do the Right Thing" and "He Got Game," has died. ... read more »
R&B Songwriter/Producer/Artist Kashif Dies at 59
September 29, 2016
Six-time Grammy-nominated musician produced hits for Whitney Houston, George Benson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Kenny G, Melba Moore and more   Multifaceted R&B-Pop musician Kashif passed away from undetermined causes in his Playa del Rey, ... read more »
In Loving Memory: Doris Jean Hanlin
September 14, 2016
Doris Jean Hanlin 1939-2016 ... read more »
George Mallory, South L.A. Doctor and Activist, Passes at 95
September 14, 2016
Poor and underserved people held a special place in the heart of Dr. George L. Mallory. His compassion for their plight inspired his lifetime commitment to provide health care access to the residents of South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Service Set for Retired Judge Sherman Smith
September 14, 2016
Sherman Wendell Smith, Jr., retired judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, passed away on September 4, following a long illness. He was 72 years old. ... read more »
Prize-winning author Joyce Carol Thomas dead at 78
August 25, 2016
Joyce Carol Thomas, a prize-winning children's author and champion of multiculturalism, has died ... read more »
‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press Legend George Curry Dies at 69
August 24, 2016
The Black Press has lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors and veteran journalist ... read more »
Charles Aaron McGee
August 11, 2016
During the 70s and 80s , Charles Aaron McGee was a volunteer for the Veterans Hospital and senior volunteer for the L.A. Sentinel Newspaper. ... read more »
Roscoe Brown Jr., Tuskegee Airman and educator, dies at 94
July 6, 2016
Roscoe Brown Jr., who served with the all-black Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and was a longtime New York City educator, has died. ... read more »
Lee Wesley Gibson, Oldest Living Pullman Porter, Passes At 106
June 30, 2016
Lee Wesley Gibson, who had the distinguished honor of being the oldest living Pullman Porter in the United States according to the National A. Phillip Randolph Museum in Chicago, ... read more »
Famed L.A. Photographer Bill Jones Dead at 83
June 29, 2016
The Academy Awards invited Jones to photograph the annual awards show for Black publications, making Jones the first to have that honor ... read more »
The world watched as Ali’s goodbye created memorable moments
June 15, 2016
The more than three-hour memorial capped nearly a full day of mourning in Louisville for Ali, the three-time heavyweight champion of the world who died last week at 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease ... read more »
In memoriam: Philanthropist and educator Verna B. Dauterive, 93
June 8, 2016
Dauterive was an inspirational and influential educator who had a lifelong devotion to giving back to USC and the Los Angeles community. ... read more »
Kimbo Slice: Details of Last Days and Cause of Death Revealed
June 8, 2016
MMA fighter, Kimbo Slice died on Monday at the age of 42 years-old. There are now details on the early demise of Kimbo Slice and yet they still do not solve what was the precise factors that caused him to become terminally ill. ... read more »
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