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WATCH: Nate King Cole Rare Performance, Today the Legend Turns 100-March 17
March 17, 2019
Complete wold famous BBC TV special from 1963 September by Nat King Cole in HD resolution. ... read more »
George Foreman’s daughter died by suicide, autopsy finds
March 14, 2019
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences listed her official cause of death on its website. ... read more »
Reggie Rutherford, Veteran Operations and Stage manager, dies at 66
March 14, 2019
Reggie Rutherford, veteran Operations and Stage manager for numerous television shows, died March 10 in Los Angeles, CA.  The 66-year old Rutherford, passed away following years of various health issues, including sleep apnea, according to surviving family members. ... read more »
Congresswoman’s Sister Remembered as ‘Joyful’ and ‘Radiating’
February 14, 2019
Watson Bradfield, a trailblazer in her own right, was born July 22, 1938 into a family of trailblazers.  She was the youngest of four children. Her father, William Watson, was one of the first African American police officers in Los Angeles. Her grandfather, Spencer Watson, was a civil rights activist, involved in organizing the pullman porters along with Bayard Rustin. And, her grandmother Belle O’Neal was the surgical nurse who worked on the first open heart surgery with Dr. Clarence Williams in Chicago. ... read more »
Celebration of Life Service Set for Bishop L. Daniel Williams
February 13, 2019
Bishop L. Daniel Williams, the retired pastor of The Baptist Church of the New Covenant in Norwalk, passed away following a lingering illness. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, ... read more »
‘Young and the Restless’ actor Kristoff St. John dead at 52
February 7, 2019
Kristoff St. John, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies’ man Neil Winters for 27 years on “Young and the Restless ,” has died. He was 52. ... read more »
Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, L.A. Educator and Activist, Passes
January 17, 2019
She inspired countless students, parents and everyone she encountered... ... read more »
Nola Carter passes at 100  
January 17, 2019
Nola Carter, was born in Shreveport, LA on April 15, 1918, where she finished high school and later migrated to Los Angeles, CA and attended Frank Wiggins College and Southwest University majoring in Business and Real Estate. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman John Lyle Dead at 98
January 10, 2019
The members of the nation's first black fighter squadron won acclaim for their aerial prowess and bravery, despite a military that imposed segregation on its African-American recruits while respecting the rights of German prisoners. ... read more »
Donald Edward Anderson: An Established Media Executive (1938-2019)
January 10, 2019
Donald “Don” Edward Anderson, former Senior Vice President of HBO, President of Emerge Communications and Emerge Magazine, as well as Senior Advisor to the Chairman & CEO of Time Warner, Inc. passed away on December 18, 2018 in Los Angeles. He was 80 years old.  ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Cigars and Whiskey – America’s Oldest Veteran, Richard
January 3, 2019
He was there at Pearl Harbor, when the battleships were still smoldering. He was there at Okinawa. He was there at Iwo Jima, where he said, ‘I only got out of there by the grace of God said former President Barack Obama in 2013 during a Veterans Day ceremony honoring Overton at Arlington National Cemetery. ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Black Business Advocate Aubry L. Stone Remembered
December 6, 2018
Stone and five others created the California Black Chamber of Commerce in 1995 with the mission of providing programs and services to strengthen Black ownership and business opportunities throughout the state. ... read more »
Details of Kim Porters Funeral Are Set
November 21, 2018
Charles E. Huff International Funeral Home confirmed that there will be a public viewing held from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, November 23 at Columbus’ ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Great Willie McCovey Dies at 80
November 8, 2018
Former San Francisco Giant slugger and one of Major League Baseball’s all-time greatest players, Willie McCovey, has died at the age of 80. ... read more »
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