Death

Taylor Swift, Michael Clarke Duncan, Cesar Rosas, David Hidalgo, Robert Randolph and Chris Layton On "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno"
Black Is Remembers Michael Clarke Duncan
September 4, 2012, 1 Comment

Michael Clarke Duncan, best known for his role in the film "The Green Mile" has died at the age of 54.

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RIP Al Freeman Jr.
August 14, 2012, 1 Comment

Al Freeman Jr., best known for his portrayal as Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, has died at the age of 78.

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Black Is Remembers Sherman Hemsley
July 25, 2012, 2 Comments

Black Is remembers the legacy of Sherman Hemsley.

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Lacy J. Banks: First Black Sportswriter (1942 – 2012)
March 26, 2012, 1 Comment

Lacy J. Banks, First Black Sportswriter, Dies of Heart Disease Last Wednesday

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Concluding 2011
December 20, 2011, Comments Off

I'm not getting ready for 2012; 2012 needs to get ready for me.

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Nothing But Love For You Heavy (VIDEO TRIBUTE)
November 11, 2011, Comments Off

A video tribute to rap legend Heavy D who passed this week at the tender age of 44.

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Remembering Joe Frazier
November 9, 2011, 1 Comment

The former heavyweight champ who battled Muhammad Ali in an epic trilogy of fights dies at age 67.

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Civil Rights Icon Fred Shuttlesworth Dies
October 6, 2011, 1 Comment

The Civil Rights icon best known for going toe-to-toe with Southern racists, has passed.

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Black Is Remembers Nick Ashford (Video Tribute)
August 26, 2011, 2 Comments

I was stunned when my mother called me Monday night to announce that Nick Ashford of the legendary duo, Ashford & Si ...

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Black Is: On This Day…
June 10, 2011, Comments Off

A bit of Black History to get Friday off on a good start!