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The group is best known for the hits “He’s The Greatest Dancer” and “We Are Family,” the last of which went to No. 2 back in 1979. PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Joni Sledge, founding member of the musical group Sister Sledge, has died. She was 60. According to a statement released by the band’s representative, the […]

Legendary A Tribe Called Quest rapper Malik Isaac Taylor, known to millions as Phife Dawg, died on Tuesday due to “complications resulting from diabetes.” The tributes quickly came rolling in, from Kendrick Lamar and a crowd of 18,000, to ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt, to Snoop Dogg. He and his rhymes meant so much to so […]

Yogi Berra—the iconic New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher—has died at the age of 90. Berra, who won a record 10 World Series championships…

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Cleveland’s first African-American television reporter Pete Cary passed away on Sunday at the age of 86. Pete, a pioneer in Cleveland broadcasting, worked at FOX…

  (RNN) – The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., founder of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, KS, has died at age 84. He recently has…

*Here’s a story we hate to have to report. Wesley Warren, the Las Vegas man who burdened with 132 pound scrotum for years has died.…

  History-maker Ophelia DeVore (pictured), one of the first African-American models in the U.S., and owner of the the legendary Grace Del Marco Modeling Agency…

  MIDDLESBORO, KY (WOIO/WVLT) – It may seem a bit strange for a son to describe the night his father died as beautiful but Cody…

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  BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – Today, Former Speaker and Minority Leader State Rep. Armond Budish (D-Beachwood) mourned the passing of long-time civil rights advocate Arnold…

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  CLEVELAND – Mike Hegan, former Cleveland Indians announcer, died Christmas morning at age 71. “On this special day of spending time and appreciating our…

  Today we lost one of the most brilliant and kind hearted human beings, Mr. Nelson Mandela. Although he is gone he will never be…

  SILVER SPRING, MD, DECEMBER 6, 2013 – Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes issues the following on statement in recognition of the passing…