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Rep. Sewell Announces Celebration of Life for Mother, 81

The Birmingham Times Rep. Terri A. Sewell (AL-07) on Monday announced details for the Celebration of Life Services for her mother, Nancy Gardner Sewell, who...

DMX, Hip-Hop Superstar, Dies at 50

MSN News DMX, the gravel-voiced rapper and actor who topped the charts with tracks including "Party Up" and "X Gon’ Give It to Ya," has...

Actor Yaphet Kotto Of ‘Live And Let Die’ And ‘Alien’ Dies...

Associated Press Yaphet Kotto, who played supervillain Mr. Big in “Live and Let Die” and starred in “Alien,” has died at the age of 81. Kotto’s...

Boxing great Marvelous Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Associated Press Marvelous Marvin Hagler stopped Thomas Hearns in a fight that lasted less than eight minutes yet was so epic that it still lives...

Marshall Latimore, 36, Birmingham Native, Woodlawn Grad, Atlanta Editor, dies

By Greg Garrison AL.com Birmingham native Marshall Latimore, executive editor of the Atlanta Voice, a historic Black-owned newspaper, has died. He was 36. His mother, Mary Latimore of...

Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died

Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing...

Dianne Durham, first Black US women’s gymnastics champion, dies

NBC News Dianne Durham, the first Black woman to win a USA Gymnastics national championship, died Thursday in Chicago following a short illness, her husband...

Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking award-winning actor, dead at 96

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in...

One year later: Remembering Kobe Bryant and 8 others who died...

WVNS TV CALABASAS, Calif. (NewsNation Now) — It’s been one year since NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died in a...

Hank Aaron, Baseball Hall of Famer, Dead at 86

MSN News Hank Aaron, one of the greatest players in baseball history, who smashed Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record in defiance of threats to...

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