We can't forget those times — albeit few and far in between — when Barbara Walters interviewed Black history makers and produced some of the most riveting and must-see TV journalism of all time. The post 8 Times Barbara Walters Interviewed Notable Black People appeared first on NewsOne.
We are sad to report that Anita Pointer, founding member of the GRAMMY-winning group The Pointer Sisters, passed away on December 31 at the age of 74. Pointer's family, in a statement obtained by CBS News, said, "While we are deeply saddened by the loss of Anita, we are comforted in knowing she is now with her daughter, Jada and her sisters June & Bonnie and at peace. She was the one that kept all of us close and together for so long. Her love of our family will live on in each of us. Please respect our privacy during this period of grief and loss. Heaven is a more loving, beautiful place with Anita there.”
At ABC, she became the first woman to anchor an evening news program. In 1979, she became a co-host of 20/20 before helping launch The View in 1997.
Back in September, the Hip-Hop world lost renowned “Gangsta’s Paradise” rapper Coolio, who died at age 59 of causes still yet to be determined while visiting a friend in Los Angeles. Now, the late West Coast rapper’s assets are set to be divided between seven of his reported 10 children. According to Mirror, Coolio, whose […] The post 7 Of Coolio’s Children To Inherit His Estate After Rapper Passes Away Without A Will appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.
The "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Ellen" alum was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Tuesday.
The Hempstead, Long Island-based rapper and associate of the infamous "Juice Crew" passed away suddenly this week.
Former Charlotte Hornets head coach Paul Silas passed away Sunday morning, Boston Globe Columnist Bob Ryan reported. Silas spent eight seasons with the Hornets across two different franchises, from 2010-12 with the Bobcats and 1998-2000 with the Hornets. During his first term, he spent two-and-a-half seasons as an assistant coach before becoming an interim head […]
The co-founder of the label that once housed Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers and more died Dec. 5 of unknown causes.
The widow of the Motown legend, who died Saturday in Rhode Island, was the inspiration behind his 1976 album, "I Want You," and other hits.
Known for her breakout role in the television series "Cheers," and the "Look Who's Talking" movie franchise, the 71-year-old actress passed away following a battle with cancer.
We are sad to report that Bob McGrath, one of the original human cast members of the long-running children's program Sesame Street, has died at the age of 90. Per The Hollywood Reporter, his family issued a statement on the actor/singer's social media accounts, stating that he passed away "peacefully at home, surrounded by his family," on Sunday, December 4.
Clarence Gilyard Jr., famous for his roles in Die Hard and Walker Texas Ranger, has died. He was 66. The cause of death has yet to be revealed.