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Notable Deaths of 2020
December 31, 2020
This year, we said goodbye to amazing men and women, who left lasting legacies with their work, talents and life. ... read more / view gallery »
Willie Brown, Jr., Is Not Dead
July 2, 2020
On the June 28 broadcast of the 2020 BET Awards, the network included Brown’s image and name in a video montage of famous African Americans who have died within the last year. The tribute included Diahann Carroll, Bill Withers, the Rev. Joseph Lowery, Pernell Whitaker and others.   ... read more »
Soul and R&B Icon, Bill Withers, Passes at 81
April 9, 2020
The singer and songwriter has left a catalogue of music that will never die. ... read more »
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Rep. Waters Statement on the Passing of Bill Withers
April 5, 2020
“I am among the millions of fans around the world who are mourning the loss of a musical genius and rhythm and blues legend: the incomparable Bill Withers. Bill Withers’ music is a part of the soundtrack of our lives. He chronicled the joy of deep and enduring love when he sang ‘Just the Two of Us,’ and voiced the pain of profound heartache when he sang ‘Ain’t No Sunshine.’ He lifted our spirits when he declared that today would be a ‘Lovely Day,’ and inspired strength and hope when he sang ‘Lean on Me.’ ... read more »
Legendary Composer and Performer Bill Withers has Passed Away
April 3, 2020
The Los Angeles Sentinel has confirmed the passing of legendary composer and performer Bill Withers has passed away from a heart condition. Los Angeles Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny J. ... read more »
Lakers Commemorate Elgin Baylor With Statue
April 12, 2018
The Staples Center got its 10th statue when the Los Angeles Lakers immortalized NBA legend Elgin Baylor with a bronze bust on Friday. ... read more »
The ‘Godfather Of Black Music’ Shines Bright Amongst The Stars: Renown artists and executives pay homage to the prolific career of music mogul Clarence Avant
October 12, 2016
Clarence Avant was celebrated for the sixty years of trailblazing work he’s done behind the scenes as a music executive. ... read more »
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