Obituaries

The passing of Trey Songz grandmother was confirmed on April 29th. Grumma Rose was...

OJ Simpson, the former NFL great who was infamously tried and acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, died from cancer on April 10.

Longtime Local 12 anchor John Lomax, who co-anchored “Good Morning Cincinnati” for 32 years, passed away at the age of 72. The family confirmed his death, citing complications from pneumonia during a hospital stay. Lomax had been a fixture at WKRC for 39 years before retiring in 2022. Lomax was remembered by colleagues and viewers […]

Sekou Odinga, a leading member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army who spent decades as a political prisoner, died at 79. The post Sekou Odinga, Movement Elder And Former Political Prisoner Who Freed Assata Shakur, Dies At 79 appeared first on NewsOne.

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Josephine Wright, who famously sued a real estate developer she accused of attempting to harass her into selling her family's long-owned South Carolina property, died at 94. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died This Year appeared first on NewsOne.

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NewsOne would be remiss not to draw attention to the deaths of Black people this year that seemed to resonate with a wide ripple effect across an entire diaspora. The post Year In Review: Notable Black People Whose Deaths Sent Shockwaves Through 2023 appeared first on NewsOne.

Craig Watkins, the first Black district attorney not just in Dallas County but also in the state of Texas who left a legacy of securing overturned wrongful convictions, died at 56. The post Craig Watkins, Texas’ First Black District Attorney Who Worked To Overturn Wrongful Convictions, Dies At 56 appeared first on NewsOne.

Barker's iconic 35-year run on "The Price is Right" made him a familiar face to generations of daytime tv fans.

The longtime music executive, whose influence stretched beyond entertainment, died Sunday at his LA home, according to a family statement.

The Chicago native who found international success via his popular dance song has passed away following a battle with cancer, his family confirmed.

Family has confirmed that the rising actor, best known for his role of "Fez" on the Emmy-winning series, died on Monday, July 31.

The actor reportedly passed away Sunday (July 30) following a private bout with cancer.