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Natalie Desselle Reid, ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family’, How To Be A Player actress, dead at 53 from Colon Cancer

Sad News: Natalie Desselle Reid has passed away due to colon cancer, according to a statement posted on her Instagram. The actress is remembered for her roles on television and film  including B*A*P*S, Def Jam's How to Be a...

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins Dies at 93

The first and only Black mayor of New York City  has died of natural causes. He was a  Politician, Lawyer, and Author who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City from 1990 to 1993, becoming the first African...

Wolfe City officer who shot and killed Jonathan Price has been fired

Wolfe City officer Shaun Lucas has been terminated for his "egregious violation of the City's and police department's policies," in response to the shooting that led to the death of Jonathan Price. Lucas was responding to a report of a...

AUDIO: Louisiana trooper admits beating, choking Ronald Greene during fatal traffic stop

A Louisiana State Trooper, who is now deceased, is heard admitting he “beat the ever-living f---” out of a Black man during a struggle that followed a May 2019 pursuit. The audio, obtained by WAFB-TV, is from the body-camera...

‘You’re Going to Release Him When He Was Hurting Himself?’

Brett Dahlberg September 30, 2020 When Joe Prude called Rochester, New York, police to report his brother missing, he was struggling to understand why Daniel Prude had been released from the hospital hours earlier. Joe Prude described his brother’s suicidal behavior. “He...

Louisville police declare state of emergency ahead of Breonna Taylor decision

The Louisville Metro Police Department is canceling all off-day and vacation requests for personnel until further notice in anticipation of an announcement in the Breonna Taylor investigation. Chief of Police Robert J. Schroeder has declared a state of emergency,...

Ronald Bell, one of the founding members of 1970s and 1980s pop group Kool & the Gang, has died at the age of 68.

Kool and the Gang had a collection of hits throughout the 1970s and '80s which include "Jungle Boogie," "Ladies' Night," and "Celebration," which became the band's only number one hit in 1980. Ronald Bell was the musical director for...

Chadwick Boseman’s death underscores colorectal cancer increase in younger adults and health gaps for African Americans

Chadwick Boseman's death underscores colorectal cancer increase in younger adults and health gaps for African Americans Actor Chadwick Boseman at the GQ Men of the Year party at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, Dec. 3, 2015. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP   The tragic death...

John Thompson Jr., the first Black coach to win the NCAA championship, has died at age 78

Thompson, who led Georgetown to the 1984 national championship, built the program into a juggernaut, taking the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980s while also winning seven Big East titles and leading the 1988 United States national...

Malik B of the Roots has passed away

Don Champion confirms death via twitter "Mourning my beloved cousin today. He was so talented and had a huge heart. I still remember when he and The Roots were starting out. He'd give me and my dad their cassette...
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Opinion: Massive Carfentanil seizure underscores need to close & secure borders 9/28/21

Tag # Carfentanil The recent announcement of the largest seizure of the drug carfentanil, in Riverside County, underscores the need...
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