In Memoria

‘Notorious R.B.G.’ transitions at 87, women’s and civil rights groups praise her legacy

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passes after 27 years serving as a liberal-leaning, women’s rights judge.

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Chadwick Boseman, actor who brought to life iconic Black Panther movie character, dies at 43

Accomplished actor who played historical African American and Afrofurisitc character in Black Panther blockbuster, succumbs to colon cancer

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Herman Cain dies 40 days after attending Trump’s Tulsa rally

After a weeks-long stay in an Atlanta-area hospital following a Covid-19 diagnosis, former Republican presidential candidate and corporate food executive, Herman Cain passed away at 74.

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Public viewing of Rep. John Lewis lain in state in the Capitol Rotunda ends, final funeral on Thursday

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In a somber, yet respectful mood, soldiers carry the casket of Rep. Lewis from the Capitol. Now his remains make it to his final resting place.

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Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights icon dies after battle with cancer, leaves legacy of justice and power

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In December 2019, Rep. John Lewis says his fight against stage IV cancer was one of his toughest battles. He succumbed to his illness on Friday.

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Presidential Freedom awardee, Civil Rights general, Rev. C.T. Vivian passes at 95

13 days before turning 96-years-old, Rev. C.T. Vivian died in his Atlanta home of natural causes.

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Famed Zulu traditional healer, Credo Mutwa passes at 98

South Africa mourns the passing of one their most noted spiritual healers. 

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Iconic Black writer, Nobel Laureate, and Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, Toni Morrison passes

An African proverb goes, “When an elder dies, a library has burned down.” With the passing of American literary and cultural icon, Toni Morisson at 88, it seems that the core of literature as we know it, has cracked.

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Growing up with John Singleton: Remembering his first movie that paved the way for an innovative genre of inner city films | Think Piece

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Two weeks before turning 16, the movie “Boyz in the Hood,” released in theaters.  Across the nation, more panic set in as Black youth piled into cineplexes in the middle of a hot summer.

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Ruminations on the (Black) womanist power of Aretha Franklin | Think Piece

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“I never knew how much I loved her,” professed my friend when we lamented on the passing of Aretha Franklin.

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