In Memoria

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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2C934YK Washington, DC, USA. 28th July, 2036. Washington, DC- 072820 The changing of the guard in front of the casket of Congressman and Civil Rights activist John Lewis as he lies in state at the US Capitol on July 28, 2020 for the public to pay their respects. Credit: Essdras M. Suarez/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

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

President Barack Obama delivers awards the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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

BGWAWK Toni Morrison, American Nobel and Pulitzer prize winning author, editor and professor. Edinburgh International Book Festival.. Image shot 08/2004. Exact date unknown.

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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"Boyz in the Hood" main actors, Ice Cube (left), Cuba Gooding Jr. (center), and Morris Chestnut (right)

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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Aretha Franklin Montage by Kaia Shivers. Ark Republic

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

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The world mourns the passing of a Queen, Aretha Franklin

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Detroit, Michigan. 21 December 2013. Motown Legend Aretha Franklin performs in her home town at The Motor City Casino Soundboard in Detroit. Credit: Marc Nader/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News

Legendary soul singer, Aretha Franklin passed away Thursday morning at 9:50 am in her Detroit home. She was 76.

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Morehouse College hosts memorial of CDC epidemiologist found in river

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Timothy Cunningham’s untimely death remains a mystery to family and law enforcement

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