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Obituaries

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

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