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.
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.
Legendary soul singer, Aretha Franklin passed away Thursday morning at 9:50 am in her Detroit home. She was 76.
Timothy Cunningham’s untimely death remains a mystery to family and law enforcement
Throughout all of the steps of her career, Queen Latifah’s mother, Rita Owens, stood beside her. Today, Queen Latifah, whose birth name is Dana Owens, said goodbye to her biggest inspiration in an announcement that her mother passed after years of battling heart failure.