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Obituaries

President Obama eulogizes John Lewis, takes aim at voter suppression

By A.R. Shaw / July 30, 2020

Herman Cain, former presidential hopeful and business mogul, dies from COVID-19

By Terry Shropshire / July 30, 2020

President Barack Obama eulogizes Congressman John Lewis (watch live)

By A.R. Shaw / July 30, 2020

Malik B, founding member of hip-hop super-group, The Roots, dead at 47

By N. Ali Early / July 29, 2020

Civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis has died

By A.R. Shaw / July 18, 2020

Black leaders react to the death of civil rights icon C.T. Vivian

By A.R. Shaw / July 17, 2020

Naya Rivera’s body found in lake, officially declared dead at 33

By Terry Shropshire / July 13, 2020

Nelson Mandela’s daughter dies at 59

By Terry Shropshire / July 13, 2020

Conrad Worrill, Black scholar and Chicago activist, dies at 78

By Eddy "Precise" Lamarre / June 4, 2020

WWE star Shad Gaspard found dead days after swimming at Venice Beach

By A.R. Shaw / May 20, 2020

Iconic soul singer Betty Wright dead at 66

By Terry Shropshire / May 10, 2020

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard dies at 87

By rolling / May 9, 2020

Andre Harrell, the architect of Uptown Records, dead at 59

By A.R. Shaw / May 9, 2020

Celebrities mourn rapper Chynna Rogers who passed away suddenly at 25

By Terry Shropshire / April 9, 2020

Health care expert and substance abuse advocate Dr. Calvin Trent Jr. passed away

By Porsha Monique / April 8, 2020

‘Black Enterprise’ founder Earl Graves Sr. dies at 85

By Terry Shropshire / April 7, 2020

Bill Withers, soul singer who released ‘Lovely Day,’ passes away at 81

By A.R. Shaw / April 3, 2020

Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis dies at 85

By rolling / April 2, 2020

Joseph Lowery, dean of the civil rights movement, dies at 98

By A.R. Shaw / March 28, 2020

Daughter of rap legend Eric B. has died

By Terry Shropshire / March 17, 2020