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Obituaries

Morehouse College icon Joseph Arrington Sr. dies at 83

By N. Ali Early / November 28, 2020

David Dinkins, New York’s 1st Black mayor, dies at 93

By Terry Shropshire / November 24, 2020

‘MasterChef Junior’ TV star Ben Watkins dies at age 14

By Terry Shropshire / November 18, 2020

‘Let’s Stay Together’ star Bert Belasco dead at 38

By Terry Shropshire / November 9, 2020

DaBaby’s brother dead from apparent suicide

By Terry Shropshire / November 4, 2020

Jamie Foxx mourns death of younger sister, DeOndra Dixon, at 36

By Terry Shropshire / October 26, 2020

Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan dies at 77

By Terry Shropshire / October 12, 2020

Bishop Barbara Lewis King dies at 90 after a life devoted to faith and service

By A.R. Shaw / October 12, 2020

Spike Lee honors Thomas Jefferson Byrd after actor found slain

By A.R. Shaw / October 5, 2020

Legendary Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers dies at 77

By Terry Shropshire / September 23, 2020

Tuskegee Airman George Biggs dies at 95

By Terry Shropshire / September 22, 2020

Pamela Hutchinson of the legendary The Emotions is dead at 61

By Terry Shropshire / September 22, 2020

Liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By Randy Fling / September 18, 2020

College football player, 20, dies from COVID-19

By A.R. Shaw / September 9, 2020

Bruce Williamson, lead singer of The Temptations, dead at 49 from COVID-19

By Terry Shropshire / September 7, 2020

Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson is dead at 78

By Terry Shropshire / August 31, 2020

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman is dead at 43

By Terry Shropshire / August 28, 2020

Music industry mourns death of Quinn Coleman, son of former BET CEO Debra Lee

By A.R. Shaw / August 18, 2020

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