IN MEMORIAM: Homegoing service for activist, journalist Mel Reeves

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National [email protected] Dr. Helen Chavis Othow, the beloved author,…

IN MEMORIAM: Legal Scholar and Civil Rights Champion Professor Lani Guinier Dies

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Professor Guinier worked in the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of…

IN MEMORIAM: Maxine McNair, 93, the Last Living Parent of the 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims, Dies

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Also murdered in the bombing were Addie Mae Collins, Carole Rosamond Robertson and…

IN MEMORIAM: EXCLUSIVE — [AUDIO] Bill Cosby’s Tribute to His Friend and Frequent Co-Star, Sidney Poitier

“He was honored by AFI. And, along with many stars of the stage, screen, politics and…

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Actor, Sidney Poitier, 94, Has Died

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Sidney Poitier, whose iconic 71-year career, included starring roles in “A Raisin in…

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Helen Chavis Othow Dies at 89

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National [email protected] Dr. Helen Chavis Othow, the beloved author,…

IN MEMORIAM: Gone But Not Forgotten

By Genoa Barrow | Sacramento OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer After the coronavirus cut a swath through…

IN MEMORIAM: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and More Mourn the Death Of Desmond TuTu

By Genoa Barrow | Sacramento OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer After the coronavirus cut a swath through…

IN MEMORIAM: Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, Freedom Fighting Publisher of Wilmington Journal Dies

NNPA NEWSWIRE — A teacher and educated wordsmith, Mary Alice Jervay Thatch had an unsurpassed commitment…

IN MEMORIAM: ‘Godfather of Hip-Hop Journalism’ Greg Tate Dies at 64

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “This hurts,” radio host and music journalist Errol Nazareth exclaimed on Twitter. “I…

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