Obituaries

The passing of Trey Songz grandmother was confirmed on April 29th. Grumma Rose was...

OJ Simpson, the former NFL great who was infamously tried and acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, died from cancer on April 10.

While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died in our Black culture. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black Folks Who We’ve Lost In 2024 appeared first on Black America Web.

Anthony "Baby Gap" Walker, a core member of famed R&B/funk group The Gap Band, passed away March 4 in an Ohio hospital.

Obituaries

The legendary city councilman in the Michigan city of Flint was renowned for his fiery personality. After he died over the weekend, videos of Mays standing on business quickly went viral. The post RIP Eric Mays: 5 Times Fiery Flint Councilman Was Standing On Business appeared first on NewsOne.

Hydeia Broadbent, an AIDS activist who was born with HIV and overcame that adversity to become a leading voice in the fight against the epidemic, died on Wednesday. She was 39. The post Hydeia Broadbent, Who Devoted Her Life To AIDS Activism After Being Born With HIV, Dies At 39 appeared first on NewsOne.

Tributes have poured in for “The Black Eagle." The post RIP Joe Madison: Tributes Pour In After ‘The Black Eagle’ Radio Legend And Activist Dies At 74 appeared first on NewsOne.

The Black Liberation Army veteran freed Assata Shakur before becoming a political prisoner. The post Sekou Odinga, Movement Elder And Former Political Prisoner Who Freed Assata Shakur, Dies At 79 appeared first on NewsOne.

Ellen Holly, whose role on ABC’s hit soap opera One Life To Live made her the first Black actor to lead a daytime TV show, has died at the age of 92. Holly’s rep confirmed to NBC News that she passed away on Wednesday (Dec. 6) at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, N.Y. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDj_b69h82Y&pp=ygUbY2FybGEgZ3JheSBvbmUgbGlmZSB0byBsaXZl Holly was […]

Dr. Roni Dean-Burren, an education activist who called out the publisher of her teen son’s history textbook for calling slaves migrant “workers,” died at 46. The post Dr. Roni Dean-Burren, Texas Mom Who Called Out Textbook For Lying About Slavery, Dies At 46 appeared first on NewsOne.

New Orleans soul singer Jean Knight has died at the age of 80, which was confirmed to the Associated Press on Monday by family representative Mona Giamanco. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died In 2023 appeared first on NewsOne.

News broke late Sunday that the Virginia rapper, best known for his playful rhymes alongside Timbaland, died at the age of 50.