Obituaries

The basketball world mourns the loss of a true icon as NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton passed away at the age of 71 after a courageous battle with cancer. Known not only for his prowess on the court but also for his colorful commentary and larger-than-life personality, Walton leaves behind a lasting legacy that […] The post NBA Hall Of Famer Bill Walton Dead at 71 appeared first on 93.5 / 107.5 The Fan.

Famed jazz saxophonist David Sanborn, who has performed with Stevie Wonder, David Bowie and more, passed away May 12 from an extended battle with prostate cancer.

While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died in our Black culture.

Christian singer Mandisa died at her Nashville home on Thursday, K-LOVE reports. She was 47. At this time, her cause of death is unknown. Want gospel news at your fingertips? Text “BMORE” To 52140 to join our text club! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITaeONSK7ng&t=6s The Grammy winner was a member of the Fisk Jubilee Singers and American Idol contestant. […]

Rico Wade, the founding member of The Dungeon Family has allegedly passed away. ATL rapper, Killer Mike took to social media to speak about Rico passing away, “I don’t have the words to express my deep and profound sense of loss. I am Praying for your wife and Children. I am praying for the Wade […]

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

Sandra Crouch, the twin sister of Andraé Crouch who became a gospel great in her own right, transitioned on March 17 at age 81.

Anthony "Baby Gap" Walker, a core member of famed R&B/funk group The Gap Band, passed away March 4 in an Ohio hospital.

Obituaries

Iyaluua Ferguson, a teacher, a revolutionary and community organizer whose husband Herman Ferguson, a Black nationalist educator, died at 91. The post The Extraordinary Life And Peaceful Passing Of Iyaluua Ferguson: Revolutionary, Grandmother, Warrior, Teacher appeared first on NewsOne.

Obituaries

The legendary city councilman in the Michigan city of Flint was renowned for his fiery personality. After he died over the weekend, videos of Mays standing on business quickly went viral. The post RIP Eric Mays: 5 Times Fiery Flint Councilman Was Standing On Business appeared first on NewsOne.