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Obituaries

Legendary jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson dead at 81

By Mo Barnes / December 14, 2018

Oprah Winfrey loses her mom on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 83

By Mo Barnes / November 26, 2018

Diddy delivers heartfelt eulogy at Kim Porter’s funeral

By rolling / November 25, 2018

Diddy, DJ Khaled, Kandi Burruss, Usher and more attend funeral for Kim Porter

By A.R. Shaw / November 24, 2018

Kim Porter, mother of 3 of Diddy’s children, dead at 47

By A.R. Shaw / November 15, 2018

Black Panther creator Stan Lee dead at 95

By Mo Barnes / November 12, 2018

Roy Hargrove, jazz great who worked with Erykah Badu and Common, dead at 49

By A.R. Shaw / November 4, 2018

New York area fashionistas mourn blogger Kyrzayda Rodriguez

By Cassidy Sparks / September 13, 2018

Burt Reynolds, actor who blasted Hollywood for racism, dead at 82

By A.R. Shaw / September 6, 2018

5 things to know about Aretha Franklin’s amazing ‘gold’ casket

By A.R. Shaw / September 1, 2018

10 powerful and controversial moments from Aretha Franklin’s homegoing service

By A.R. Shaw / September 1, 2018

Aretha Franklin’s homegoing in Detroit fit for a queen

By A.R. Shaw / August 31, 2018

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

By Mo Barnes / August 16, 2018

5 inspiring quotes from the late, great Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

By A.R. Shaw / April 2, 2018

Queen Latifah mourns the loss of her mother, Rita Owens

By Sierra Porter / March 22, 2018

Director Bryan Barber prepares to lay his son to rest

By Yvette Caslin / February 17, 2018

Lerone Bennett Jr., former executive editor of ‘Ebony’ magazine, dead at 89

By Terry Shropshire / February 15, 2018

Delta Sigma Theta’s 17th national president Mona Humphries Bailey dies

By Yvette Caslin / January 13, 2018

Amanda Davis, legendary news anchor, dead after suffering a stroke

By A.R. Shaw / December 27, 2017

Jordan Feldstein, Miguel and Maroon 5 manager, dead at 40

By rolling / December 23, 2017