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Eunice Pye Succumbs at 85
January 25, 2018
Los Angeles resident Eunice Pye passed away Jan. 4, following a brief illness. She was 84-years-old. Eunice, who was the wife of Sentinel Sports Editor Emeritus Brad Pye Jr., was admired by many for her beautiful spirit and passionate approach to life.  ... read more »
Author, activist Jewish convert Julius Lester dies at 78
January 25, 2018
Julius Lester, an author, musician, civil rights activist and university professor who made a late-life conversion to Judaism, has died. He was 78. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Dorothy M. Tucker, Ph.D.
January 17, 2018
Dr. Dorothy M.Tucker, trailblazing psychologist, educator and Renaissance woman passed away on December 28, 2017. Her dedication to individual and societal betterment made profound and lasting impacts on many lives. Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, she was the daughter of James Tucker, Sr. and Cleo Christine (Fant) Tucker. ... read more »
In loving of Sarah B. Banks (MAME) Formerly Artelia Braxton
January 11, 2018
Artelia Braxton was born on September 01, 1936 in Tallulah, LA. As a young girl she changed her first name from Artelia to Sarah. She received some education in both Thomas Town LA. and New Orleans LA. Sarah became independent at an early age. She left LA to start a new life in Los Angeles with the love of her life Ozabe Banks Sr. to whom she married in 1954. Soon after their marriage they began a family. They dedicated their lives to raising the children in a loving home. She enjoyed traveling, cooking and hosting gathering’s for families and friends. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. ... read more »
Armond T. Tollette, MD
January 11, 2018
Armond Tennyson Tollette August 12, 1951 – December 15, 2017 Armond Tennyson Tollette was born on August 12, 1951 in Kansas City, Kansas. He moved to Los Angeles, ... read more »
In Loving Memory: Sharrolan W. Bradfield-Taylor
January 11, 2018
Bradfield-Taylor, Sharrolan, 56, peacefully passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 ... read more »
Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett, Civil Rights Warrior Passes On
January 11, 2018
Reverend Dr. James Hester Hargett, community advocate and civil rights activist, spent over forty years as a United Church of Christ pastor in churches located in the states of California, Hawaii, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. ... read more »
Radio Industry Share Thoughts on the Passing of Cliff Winston
January 11, 2018
The service was held at West Angeles C.O.G.I.C. North Campus Sanctuary. ... read more »
Simeon Booker to Be Memorialized at Washington National Cathedral January 29
January 4, 2018
The National Association of Black Journalists' inducted Booker into its Hall of Fame in 2013. ... read more »
Remembering Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett
January 3, 2018
He was on the board of directors for the “One Church, One Child” program, which promoted African American adoptions with the help of local churches, as well as president of the Friends of Chicago Public Library (1982-1983). ... read more »
2017 Notable Passings
December 28, 2017
As we come to the end of 2017, we remember those we lost that made a difference in music, television, movies. civil rights and more. ... read more / view gallery »
Sunsets of 2017
December 28, 2017
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 »
NASA Celebrates Legacy of First Black American Astronaut
December 21, 2017
Earlier this year, the Chicago Crusader reported about the lack of visibility of NASA’s first Black American astronaut and helped to raise awareness about Lawrence’s incredible journey. ... read more »
Golden Krust Founder Lowell Hawthorne Dies at 57
December 21, 2017
Hawthorne and Golden Krust’s remarkable rise was covered extensively in West Indian publications and mainstream magazines like Forbes ... read more »
Local Radio Personality Cliff Winston Passes
December 21, 2017
Famed L.A. radio personality  died this week of an apparent heart attack, it was reported ... read more »
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