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Celebration of Life
Wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne Johnson’s father, dead at 75
January 17, 2020
Rocky “Soulman” Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has died. He was 75. ... read more »
June Bacon-Bercey, America’s 1st female TV meteorologist, dies at 90
January 9, 2020
June Bacon-Bercey was a pioneering meteorologist. She was the first African American woman meteorologist and the first woman television meteorologist in the US. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Andrew LaVelle Price II
January 9, 2020
Andrew LaVelle Price II, affectionally called Boobie was welcomed into this life on August 18, 1983 by his proud parents, Andrew “The Hawk” Price and Demetra Price (Dede) in Los Angeles, California. Andrew was the only child born of this union. Andrew accepted Christ at an early age and loved the Lord and was a God-fearing young man. His favorite scripture was Matthew 6:11-16. ... read more »
Kenneth Jackson, Victor Over Adversity, Passes at 74
January 2, 2020
Kenneth Jackson, Victor Over Adversity, Passes at 74 ... read more »
Sunsets of 2019
December 26, 2019
This year, we said goodbye to friends, family and loved ones. The sun has set for them but we will always remember them in love and joy. ... read more »
Notable Deaths of 2019
December 26, 2019
This year, we said goodbye to amazing men and women, who left lasting legacies with their work, talents and time… ... read more / view gallery »
Former LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger Dies
December 19, 2019
Paysinger died Monday surrounded by family and friends, according to the LAPD. ... read more »
Garth C. Reeves Sr., Retired Miami Times Publisher and Black Press Pioneer, Dies
December 5, 2019
Garth C. Reeves, Sr., The Miami Times’ retired publisher who became the enduring patriarch of a family newspaper dynasty after decades of fighting the political establishment and while guiding the black community through the city’s racial problems, died on Monday, November 25. He was 100. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Jane Carson Walker
November 28, 2019
Jane Carson Walker; the wife of the late famous Artist Walt Walker, has passed away. ... read more »
The Celebration Of Life For Diahann Carroll
November 28, 2019
A Trailblazing Icon And Activist — 1935–2019 ... read more »
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
November 7, 2019
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86. ... read more »
John Conyers, longest serving Black congressman, dies at 90
October 31, 2019
Known as the dean of the Congressional Black Caucus, which he helped found, Conyers became one of only six Black House members when he won his first election by just 108 votes in 1964. ... read more »
Mildred Boutin Prothrow Passes at 102
October 30, 2019
Mildred Boutin Prothrow, 102, died August 7, in Maho, Sint Maarten Netherlands Antilles, during an annual family vacation. She had been living in Los Angeles with her daughter, ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at 68
October 24, 2019
In addition to the contributions he made to improve the lives of all Americans, the congressman was a passionate advocate for his beloved Baltimore, where he was born and raised. ... read more »
Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown dies at age 78
October 24, 2019
Willie Brown established the bump-and-run style of defense the Raiders used for decades, provided the iconic play in Oakland’s first Super Bowl title, and impacted nearly every player who suited up for the team over the past half-century. ... read more »
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