Maurice Hines, a Broadway legend best known for performing alongside younger brother Gregory, died Friday at the age of 80.


While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died. We look back at some of the greats who passed away in 2023.

Veteran and beloved actor André Braugher, famous for roles in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and 'Homicide: Life on the Street,' has sadly passed away. The post ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star André Braugher Has Died At 61 appeared first on Black America Web.

Norman Lear, the writer-producer-developer behind "All In The Family," "Sanford and Son" and more, died of natural causes on Dec. 5.

George Brown, founding drummer of legendary band Kool & The Gang, passed away following a battle with stage 4 cancer.

Aaron Spears, a Grammy-nominated drummer who has played with Usher, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and other major pop stars, has passed away at the age of 47. His wife Jessica confirmed the news on the musician’s Instagram account on Monday (Oct. 30) in a statement, signed by herself and the couple’s son, August. A cause […]

Richard Roundtree, whose signature role in the Shaft franchise broke barriers in film and launched the Blaxploitation era, has died at the age of 81. 

Rudolph Isley, the visionary founder of The Isley Brothers, has passed away at the age of 84. He died Wednesday, October 12th in Illinois, and the exact cause of his passing is unknown, as reported by TMZ. An inside source shared with the news outlet that it is believed he suffered a heart attack. The […] The post Isley Brothers Founder, Rudolph Isley, Dies at Age 84 appeared first on 101.1 The Wiz.

Zoleka Mandela an inspirational activist in her community has passed away in South Africa at the age of 43. Through her life she has...

The tragic news was confirmed Saturday (Sept 16), by Lemisha Grinstead, her sister and fellow 702 group mate. 

Barker's iconic 35-year run on "The Price is Right" made him a familiar face to generations of daytime tv fans.

Emmy-winning and beloved stage and film actor Ron Cephas Jones, has passed away. He was just 66. On Saturday (Aug. 20) Jones’ manager, Dan Spilo, issued a statement announcing the renowned Black actor’s death due to A  “long-standing pulmonary issue.” In 2021, the New York Times reported that he had a double lung transplant due […]