Lisa Dozier is helping families mourn remotely during coronavirus pandemic

Lisa Dozier is the owner and director of Lisa S. Dozier Funeral Service in Brooklyn and has been a resource for grieving families for more than two decades. Her job became even more challenging with the new national guidelines and city mandates associated with the COVID-19 virus. Under the new mandates, funerals are limited to […]

Black funeral director Gregory Burrell explains the surge of bodies from COVID-19

Press play to listen to Gregory Burell, owner and funeral director for Terry’s Funeral Home in Philadelphia, discuss the effects of COVID-19 on families and funerals.Burrell explains the role of the Black funeral home in our community and paints a picture of an often closed-in and private environment that many don’t choose to think of […]

Bodies of 11 babies found hidden in now-defunct Detroit funeral home

Another day leads to another unfortunate news headline. This time, it concerns Detroit-based Cantrell Funeral Home, which continues to be under investigation after authorities received an anonymous tip leading them to discover the bodies of 11 infant and still born babies hidden in the roof, with nine bodies in a cardboard box, and two inside […]