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Beloved Jurist Damon J. Keith passes at 96

One of the last things Professor Thurgood Marshall told his graduating student Damon Keith were four words: “Equal justice under law.”

Trailblazing filmmaker John Singleton joins the ancestors

After suffering a massive stroke on April 17, renowned urban filmmaker John Singleton joined the ancestors this past Monday, at 51 years of age, after relatives told doctors to terminate the life-support which had been sustaining him.

John Singleton dead at 51

Famed African American movie producer John Singleton has died.

Goal reached for funds needed to help rebuild burned Black churches

The fire and support to rebuild Notre Dame has dominated headlines.

Notre Dame fundraising inspires people to donate nearly $2 million to rebuild burned Louisiana churches

As hundreds of millions of dollars roll in to help rebuild the historic Notre Dame Cathedral, people have been inspired to donate to rebuild three churches in Louisiana that were intentionally burned down.

Coach Douglas Terry Muhammad’s Brooklyn homegoing

The homegoing services for Coach Douglas Terry Muhammad were held on Thursday, April 11, at Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Brooklyn.

Educator Stan Kinard sent home in Brooklyn

With all the energy and spirituality of his Orisha/Ifa African spiritual tradition on Monday, April 15, educator and activist Stan Kinard was honored at his Brooklyn homegoing.

From Snoop Dogg to President Obama: Tributes to community activist Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle, whose real name was Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was shot to death in Los Angeles on March 31 outside of his store Marathon Clothing.

Coach Douglas Terry joins the ancestors

“With great sadness, I share that my father has passed away,” said Keeva Terry of her beloved father commonly known as “Coach” around the Brooklyn neighborhoods he frequented for decades.

Educator Stan Kinard makes his transition

This past weekend educator and activist Stan Kinard made his transition after a long battle with cancer.

IN MEMORIAM: Gloria Irene Williams Norman Clark

Dr. Mrs. Gloria Irene Williams Norman Clark passed away peacefully at home on April 3, 2019.

Nipsey Hussle’s memorial service to be held at Staples Center: report

The funeral service for slain rapper, Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom, is set to be held Thursday at the Staples Center, according to a report from TMZ.

Trailblazing lighting designer Shirley Prendergast passes

Shirley Prendergast departed this life to join the ancestors on Feb. 26, 2019.

Dr. John Marshall Kilimanjaro Sr., 1930-2019

Dr. John Marshall Kilimanjaro (né Stevenson) Sr., professor, civil rights activist, trailblazing newspaper founder and publisher of the Carolina Peacemaker, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Hospice of the Piedmont in High Point, N.C. John was born on ...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle dead at 33

Rapper Nipsey Hussle has reportedly died in a shooting in Los Angeles Sunday afternoon.