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Celebration of Life
Michael Ajakwe Jr. Succumbs: A Life Well Lived One Frame At a Time
June 21, 2018
There is no doubt Michael Ajakwe Jr. was a man with a plan. No achievement was more stellar for the Emmy Award winning writer than founding the first Web Series Festival EVER, LAWEBFEST. ... read more »
Medical Community Remembers Dr. Ezra C. Davidson 
June 21, 2018
Earlier this year, America’s medical community, particularly those in the area of obstetrics and gynecology, mourned the death of one of their own, Dr. Ezra C. Davidson. ... read more »
Funeral arrangements announced for Orsie Carter, William Carter and Phillip White
June 14, 2018
Friday, June 15 the funeral for Orsie Carter, William Carter and Phillip White will start at 9:30 a.m. at the Inglewood Cemetery at Galleria Chapel on Florence Ave. The burial will take place immediately after the service. Phillip White will be buried at Holy Cross on Slauson Ave in Culver City. The public may send flowers on Thursday (June 14) after 12 p.m. Donations can be sent to 5236 Sanchez Dr., Los Angeles, CA. No pictures before funeral, only at repass. ... read more »
Alice Holmes Succumbs 
June 7, 2018
Alice Holmes former Director of Special Projects and Scheduling  for former Congresswoman Diane E. Watson passed last week in Las Vegas after a lengthy illness. Services pending. ... read more »
Official Statement On the Passing of Louis Farrakhan, Jr., Eldest Son of Min. Farrakhan 
June 7, 2018
The Nation of Islam, with deep sadness, announces the passing of Brother Louis Farrakhan, Jr., the eldest son of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and Mother Khadijah Farrakhan ... read more »
Johnnie L. Cochran, Sr. Passes
May 3, 2018
He is survived by his three daughters Pearl Baker (William), Martha Sherrard (Fredric), daughter-in-law Sylvia Dale Cochran, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and an extended family of many.  ... read more »
Former Steelers tight end Bennie Cunningham dies at 63
April 26, 2018
Bennie Cunningham, a versatile tight end who starred at Clemson and won two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, has died. He was 63. ... read more »
Pioneering Black choreographer, director Donald McKayle dies
April 19, 2018
Donald McKayle, a modern dancer and choreographer who brought the black experience in America to the Broadway stage in musicals such as ``Raisin'' and ``Sophisticated Ladies,'' has died. He was 87. ... read more »
Happy Birthday!! Ms. Nola M. Carter!!!
April 12, 2018
Joyfully celebrating 100 years of righteous living, openly loving all and graciously giving ... read more »
Linda Brown, the central figure of the Brown v. Board of Education case, dies at age 76
March 27, 2018
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. He and several black families were turned away, sparking the Brown v. Board of Education case that challenged segregation in public schools. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Bettye Lou Smith Holliday
March 22, 2018
Bettye was an educator in the Compton Unified School District and in the Pasadena Unified School District. ... read more »
Singer Abraham McDonald Passes 
March 15, 2018
On Saturday, March 10, the family of Abraham McDonald announced the death of the singer on social media.  ... read more »
‘Flava in Ya Ear’ rapper Craig Mack dies in South Carolina
March 15, 2018
Former rapper Craig Mack, best known for the platinum 1994 hit “Flava in Ya Ear” has died in South Carolina. ... read more »
The Black Press Remembers Lerone Bennett Jr.
March 1, 2018
The Black Press Remembers “Before the Mayflower” Author, Freedom Fighting Journalist Lerone Bennett Jr. ... read more »
Lois Catherine Banks Richard
February 22, 2018
Throughout her life, Lois was known for her brilliant mind, excellent writing skills and her commitment to serving under-represented children and communities.  ... read more »
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