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Celebration of Life
Pharoah Sanders, Jazz Saxophone Great, Dies at 81
September 25, 2022
Pharoah Sanders, the saxophonist and jazz great who played with John Coltrane and released more than 30 albums, has died. He was 81. ... read more »
Homegoing Set for Dorothy Goodwich
August 18, 2022
Her Homegoing Celebration will be on August 20, at 11 a.m,  at First AME Church, 2270 S. Harvard Blvd. in Los Angeles, officiated by Pastor J. Edgar Boyd ... read more »
Life Celebration Set for Tiffany W. Gorum
August 11, 2022
Tiffany Willard Gorum Sunrise: May 1, 1970 Sunset: July 29, 2022 Service date: August 13, 2022, at 11 a.m. Faithful Central Bible Church Tabernacle 321 North Eucalyptus Inglewood, ... read more »
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Lyniece Cobb Blount Passes Away at 96
August 11, 2022
Lyniece Cobb Blount was born to Oscar Cobb and Willie Nell Ford Cobb in Parish Alabama on February 19, 1926. She was one of three girls and one boy. Sadly, her sister died at the age of two. Lyniece's father died at an early age and her mother died shortly thereafter. ... read more »
Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89 
August 4, 2022
    Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. ... read more »
Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89
August 4, 2022
Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. ... read more »
Kevin G. Dailey Passes at 66
July 28, 2022
Kevin G. Dailey, Dean of Students at Audubon Middle School, passed away on July 7.  He was 66-years-old. ... read more »
Community Mourns Passing of Councilman John J. Kennedy  
July 28, 2022
The sudden passing of Pasadena Councilman John J. Kennedy prompted scores of tributes and reflections about the positive impact of his legacy. Kennedy, who served nearly 10 years on the Pasadena City Council, reportedly died of a heart attack on July 21.  ... read more »
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Longtime L.A. Resident and Entrepreneur June Draper Lynch Passes
July 21, 2022
Family and friends announce the passing of one of the legendary “LA Eastsiders,” noted pioneering wardrobe designer and entrepreneur June Meredith Draper Lynch on June 29th, ... read more »
Robert Lee, County’s First Black Battalion Chief, Passes Away
July 7, 2022
Robert Lee, who passed away on June 22, served Los Angeles County for 37 years with the last 31 years as a professional firefighter with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.  ... read more »
“Deana” Edwardean Grundy | Oct. 14, 1936 – June 14, 2022
July 7, 2022
“Deana” Edwardean Grundy, a resident of Los Angeles and Culver City for over 65 years, passed away June 14.  ... read more »
Dr. Willie Morrow, Black Media Pioneer and Creator of the ‘Afro-Pick,’ Passes at 82      
June 30, 2022
Dr. Willie Morrow, publisher emeritus of the San Diego Monitor and creator of one of the most well-known symbols of Black pride, the Afro Pick, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 22. ... read more »
Bernice Mitchell Passes Away
June 23, 2022
On January 17, 1942, Bernice Mitchell was born to Louie Bell and Daisy Lee (nee Smith) Mitchell in Rosston, Arkansas. She often talked of her mother's kind and sweet disposition and her love of shopping—a hobby she inherited. She frequently bragged about how her father, who spent lots of time hunting and fishing, loved her cooking. ... read more »
Reflections on the Life of Captain Shaheed Muhammad 
June 9, 2022
Nation of Islam Captain Emeritus Shaheed Muhammad stood tall and strong at 6’7” in his life, which he dedicated to helping the Black man and woman of America.  He passed away on May 20, and at his Muslim funeral service or janazah, many of the very men he sacrificed his life for stood just as tall for him during a special prayer service.  ... read more »
Memorial Service Set for Raymond C. Reed  
June 9, 2022
Raymond Charles Reed, a successful Beverly Hills entertainment attorney and film producer, passed away on February 15, in Los Angeles.  ... read more »
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