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Celebration of Life
Brooklyn’s top prosecutor Ken Thompson lauded at his funeral
October 19, 2016
Brooklyn's top prosecutor Ken Thompson was remembered at his funeral Saturday as a champion of justice. ... read more »
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson dies after battle with cancer 
October 12, 2016
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has passed away after battling cancer. ... read more »
Martin’ Actor Thomas Ford Dies at Age 52
October 12, 2016
Thomas Ford, the actor who played Martin Lawrence's best friend Tommy Strawn on the hit '90s sitcom "Martin," has died in Atlanta. He was 52. ... read more »
Citizen Newspaper Publisher William Garth, Sr. Dies at 79
October 5, 2016
William Garth, Sr., the CEO of the Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group Inc., (CCNG) and Chairman of the Chatham Business Association (CBA), died on Friday, September 23, 2016. He was 79. ... read more »
Dr. June H. Brown, November 5, 1927 – September 11, 2016
October 5, 2016
Dr. June H. Brown was the only child born to the union of James Lee and Jessie Cooper Brown on November 5, 1927 in Los Angeles, California. ... read more »
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 »

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