Obituaries

Obituaries

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

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

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Longtime Local 12 anchor John Lomax, who co-anchored “Good Morning Cincinnati” for 32 years, passed away at the age of 72. The family confirmed his death, citing complications from pneumonia during a hospital stay. Lomax had been a fixture at WKRC for 39 years before retiring in 2022. Lomax was remembered by colleagues and viewers […]

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Josephine Wright, who famously sued a real estate developer she accused of attempting to harass her into selling her family's long-owned South Carolina property, died at 94. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died This Year appeared first on NewsOne.

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NewsOne would be remiss not to draw attention to the deaths of Black people this year that seemed to resonate with a wide ripple effect across an entire diaspora. The post Year In Review: Notable Black People Whose Deaths Sent Shockwaves Through 2023 appeared first on NewsOne.

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Craig Watkins, the first Black district attorney not just in Dallas County but also in the state of Texas who left a legacy of securing overturned wrongful convictions, died at 56. The post Craig Watkins, Texas’ First Black District Attorney Who Worked To Overturn Wrongful Convictions, Dies At 56 appeared first on NewsOne.

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Barker's iconic 35-year run on "The Price is Right" made him a familiar face to generations of daytime tv fans.

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Talib Kweli’s third studio album, “Eardrum”, dropped on August 21, 2007, and marked a huge shift in his career. The album continued his tradition of blending deep lyrics with creative beats, showing off his style which kept evolving. “Eardrum” brought a new diverse range of production, including contributions from Kanye West, will.i.am, Hi-Tek, & many […]