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.

Following the recent celebration of MLK Day, we must sadly report the King family has experienced another loss with Dexter Scott King.

Beloved Hollywood veteran Ray Liotta has died at the age of 67 while on location in the Dominican Republic where he was shooting a movie.

Legendary saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk, known primarily for his work with Earth, Wind & Fire from the 1970s to 1990s, sadly passed away over the weekend after suffering from an illness for the past six years.


HEMET, Calif. (AP) — A fast moving fire in a Southern California apartment complex Friday killed two girls and their father, who died after he got some of the family to safety but returned to try to rescue his other children, police said. The man’s 8-year-old son was also found gravely injured in the apartment […]

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While many are rightfully still reeling from the loss of Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, the news of Rep. John Conyers death’s only adds to the grief. The longtime Detroit lawmaker was born in Highland Park, Mich. on May 16, 1929. Conyers embarked on a military career out of high school, first with the Michigan […]


DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving members of Congress whose resolutely liberal stance on civil rights made him a political institution in Washington and back home in Detroit despite several scandals, has died. He was 90. Conyers, among the high-profile politicians topped by sex harassment allegations in 2017, died […]


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. Curtis Lanham, the general manager at Ride the Ducks Branson, and Charles Baltzell, the operations supervisor, were charged with misconduct and neglect […]

You know that friend who always tells you about someone who died? That’s Kym Whitley. Today she told the crew about a popular adult film actor who passed away from a heart attack. Sybil says she’s the friend that you shouldn’t answer the phone for, she literally always tells you about someone who died. HEAD […]


MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police on Tuesday identified the owner of a North Dakota property management business and three employees as the people whose bodies were found there a day earlier, and said they don’t yet have a suspect in the attack. Chief Jason Ziegler didn’t say how the victims died and gave little additional […]

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Police are launching a criminal investigation after some of the family members were found dead after a fire broke out in their home.