Brandon Smiley, the son of comedian Rickey Smiley, died at 32. Learn more about his life and other notable Black folks who have died this year. The post Rest In Power: Notable Black People Who Have Died In 2023 appeared first on NewsOne.

The steady stream of tributes to Harry Belafonte underscores the indelible impact his life had on not just Black people but also the world.

A shroud of sorrow is cloaked over the shoulders of Black Twitter, which is mourning the death of soul singer Bobby Caldwell. The post Black Twitter Mourns Bobby Caldwell After Soul Singer Dies At 71 appeared first on NewsOne.

Actor and comedian Anthony "A.J." Johnson has reportedly died at the age of 56. A GoFundMe online crowdfunding effort has begun to help pay for his funeral and support his family.

One of the many familiar faces of television from the 1970’s has passed away this month. Actor Gregory Sierra died on Jan. 4 in California “according to Orange County records.”  His death was recently confirmed through a family spokesperson. From KIRO-TV Seattle: Sierra played Julio Fuentes, the Puerto Rican neighbor of Fred Sanford on “Sanford […]

Larry King, award-winning journalist and television host has passed away. He was 87 years old.

Aaron finished his career with 755 home runs and was revered as a hero and icon in Atlanta and beyond.

Duranice Pace, a member of The Anointed Pace Sisters, passed away on January 14 from health complications. She was 62 years old.  Want news at your fingertips? Text “ERICA” to 52140 to join our club. (Terms and conditions) “Please keep the prayers, support and love coming as Duranice still fights and gets stronger in the hospital. […]

Ginsburg served 27 years in the nation's highest court and was a champion for gender equality.