While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died

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.

Hip-Hop has lost another icon way too soon. DJ Mark the 45 King has reportedly passed away. He was 62. DJ Premier revealed the 45 King’s death via a tribute post on Instagram. “His sound was unlike any other from his heavy drums and his horns were so distinct on every production,” reads part of […]

The cause of death for MTV Star Jacky Oh has been revealed after she suddenly died in May at the age of 32.

Zoleka Mandela an inspirational activist in her community has passed away in South Africa at the age of 43. Through her life she has...

Former NBA player Brandon Hunter passed away Tuesday. Hunter had stints with the Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic and was reportedly taking part in a hot yoga class earlier this week when he collapsed. Hot yoga has been known to be an intense workout, but his cause of death at an Orlando-area studio has yet […]

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

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, who made history as the first Black woman to serve as speaker of the state general assembly, has died at age 71. The announcement was made Monday by Oliver’s family. “She was not only a distinguished public servant but also our cherished daughter, sister, aunt, friend, and hero,” the Oliver family […]

HBO Max's Euphoria star Angus Cloud died at 25 years old. Check out a gallery of our favorite photos of Angus inside.  


Legendary singer and musician Tony Bennett has died. Sylvia Weiner, his publicist, announced his death in a statement to the Associated Press. He also worked with celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, and Frank Sinatra, who dubbed him “the best singer in the business.” During an eight-decade career, the crooner sold millions of […]

R.I.P. to Black liberation movement elder Dr. Mutulu Shakur, 72.


Thoughts and prayers go out to Ray Lewis and his family.