A running list of notable Black people the world lost in 2019.



Notable Deaths 2018

Notable Deaths 2017

Notable Deaths 2016

1. John Lyle, Tuskegee Airman, 98

“World War II African-American fighter pilot John Lyle, a Tuskegee Airman, is dead at age 98,” the Associated Press reported. Lyle died Jan. 7 after a battle with prostate cancer.

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