Little Richard, the screaming, preening, scene-stealing wild man of early rock ‘n’ roll with hits like “Tutti Frutti” and “Long Tall Sally,” died Saturday at 87 Continue reading Little Richard, a flamboyant architect of rock ‘n’ roll, is dead at 87
By Brady Rhoades
He’d shoot thousands of jumpers in a ghostly gym after a not-so-great game.
In the dim light of a long flight, while teammates slept, he’d map out formations and tactics on a white board.
He studied cheetahs to improve his body control. Continue reading Kobe Bryant—A Tribute To A Legend
By Tracy Yassini
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of timeless songs, including “Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” died from heart complications on March 30, 2020. His music continues to provide healing Continue reading A Shoulder to Lean On – Bill Withers heals and inspires even after death
ORLANDO, FLA.—Pat Williams, when he was starting the Orlando Magic franchise from scratch all those years ago, was looking for a fun, friendly, famous face to get people excited about Continue reading Curly taught us how to dribble, and his Globetrotters made us dance
Black Enterprise Founder and Publisher Earl G. Graves, Sr., the quintessential entrepreneur who created a vehicle of information and advocacy that has inspired four generations of African Americans to build wealth through entrepreneurship, career advancement and money management, has died. Continue reading Earl Graves Sr., Founder of Black Enterprise And Ultimate Champion of Black Business, Passes Away At 85
NASA: Katherine Johnson, a mathematician on early space missions who was portrayed in film “Hidden Figures,” has died. Continue reading Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies
The world is less generous and less welcoming because B. Smith, former model, entertainer and lifestyle doyenne, has left it. Continue reading B. Smith, Restaurateur And Lifestyle Icon, Dies At 70 Of Early Onset Alzheimer’s
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter were among nine people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California Continue reading NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna Among Victims of Calabasas Helicopter Tragedy