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Celebration of Life
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 »
Lakers Statement On The Passing Of Sean Rooks
June 8, 2016
EL SEGUNDO – The following statement was released today by Lakers President/Governor and co-owner Jeanie Buss regarding the death of former Lakers player Sean Rooks:  “We are shocked and terribly saddened by the news of the death of Sean Rooks. ... read more »
Jim McMillian of the Lakers passed way
May 18, 2016
“Jim was an important part of Lakers history," -Jeanie Buss ... read more »
Marshall Lowe, former Sentinel editor, passes away
May 4, 2016
Highly regarded for his journalism skills, Lowe wrote news stories, feature articles and opinion pieces for the U.S. Air Force, L.A. Sentinel, L.A. Department of Public Works and Los Angeles World Airports ... read more »
In Memory Of…Juanita Lynzene Robinson
May 4, 2016
After 27 years of service as a teacher with the Oakland Unified School District, "Nita" worked several years as a College Professor in Berkeley, CA ... read more »
Civil rights attorney, federal judge Horace Ward dead at 88
May 4, 2016
Ward challenged segregationist practices at the University of Georgia in the early 1950s ... read more »
The Rev. Billy Kyles dies; was present when ML King was shot
May 4, 2016
He worked on behalf of voter registration drives in Mississippi and was in that state when activist Medgar Evans was assassinated for his civil rights work in 1963 ... read more »

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