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Celebration of Life
Martha White Dies, Sparked ’53 Louisiana Capital Bus Boycott
June 22, 2021
Martha White, a Black woman whose actions helped launch the 1953 bus boycotts in Louisiana’s capital city, has died. She was 99. ... read more »
HONORING the life journey of BUFORD RICE “SONNY” WALKER
June 17, 2021
Buford Rice “Sonny” Walker entered this life – May 12, 1939, Mother’s Day weekend, and entered eternal life on JUNE 5, 2021.  He tarried on this earthly journey for 82 years and 25 days.  ... read more »
Victory Celebration For Anne DeNard
June 17, 2021
Victory Celebration For My Mother Anne DeNard Is As Follows; Viewing Tuesday June 22 From 2pm-6pm Location Family To Family ... . Funeral; Wednesday June 23 @ 11:00am Location Greater New Canaan COGIC ... ... read more »
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Celebration of Life: Jimmie Lee Ganter Sr.
June 10, 2021
Jimmie Lee Ganter Sr passed in peace Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the age of 77. ... read more »
Clarence Williams III, ‘The Mod Squad’s’ Linc, dies at 81
June 7, 2021
Clarence Williams III, who played the cool undercover cop Linc Hayes on the counterculture series “The Mod Squad” and Prince’s father in “Purple Rain,” has died. He was 81. ... read more »
Dent, SEIU 721 President, Passes at 68
June 3, 2021
Linda Dent, a clerk in the Los Angeles County Tax Collector’s Office, who rose from a steward to become the first woman and first Black president of SEIU 721, passed away on May 31 from pancreatic cancer. She was 68-years-old. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: ROHELIA “CHERRY” BURRELL BEAL
May 27, 2021
ROHELIA “CHERRY” BURRELL BEAL was the 10th of 13 children born to Robert and Lucile Burrell in Canfield, Arkansas, February 5, 1930. In 1943, her family moved to Los Angeles and lived near historic Central Avenue. ... read more »
Pioneering Comic Paul Mooney, a Writer for Pryor, Dies at 79
May 19, 2021
Paul Mooney, a boundary-pushing comedian who was Richard Pryor's longtime writing partner and whose sage, incisive musings on racism and American life made him a revered figure in stand-up, has died. He was 79. ... read more »
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Celebration of Life: Opal Faye
May 6, 2021
Obituary of Opal Faye Johnson ... read more »
JERRI LANGE, BAY AREA MEDIA LEGEND, SOCIAL ACTIVIST, EDUCATOR, AND AUTHOR HAS PASSED
April 29, 2021
Jerri was an award-winning journalist who from 1969 to 1979 hosted community-based television shows in the Bay Area on KEMO; KBHK; KGO; and KQED, where she became the first black woman to host a national talk show, Turnabout, and where she served on the Board. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Tura Aloha Barnes
April 29, 2021
Tura Aloha Barnes 82, of Los Angeles, California, passed away on March 17, 2021 at her home. Tura was born in Bluefield, West Virginia to Robert Barnes and Mary Elizabeth West Barnes. ... read more »
Thelma Harper, “transformative” Tennessee legislator, dies
April 23, 2021
Former Tennessee Sen. Thelma Harper, who became the first African-American woman elected to the state Senate, died Thursday. She was 80. ... read more »
Honoring Shock G: ” I am the One Who Put the Piano Behind Shakur”
April 23, 2021
Honoring Shock G and his voice, reviewing his legacy. ... read more / watch video »
Garcetti Reveals Top Priorities in 2021-2022 Budget Proposal
April 22, 2021
Delivering the financial document to the City Council on April 20, the mayor indicated his top interests include addressing the homelessness crisis, investing in small businesses, upgrading opportunities for young people and improving the quality of life for many Angelenos by implementing a guaranteed basic income pilot program.  ... read more »
Dewayne Wallace
April 22, 2021
Native Angelino Dewayne “Mouse” Wallace passed away March 20th in Los Angeles, CA   He was a graduate of Manual Arts High School and attended  San Francisco State University where he became a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  ... read more »
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