Death

Actress Shonka Dukureh was found dead inside her Nashville apartment, right on the heels of a standout role in the new 'Elvis' biopic.

Being 90 isn't an excuse for Brandt's commentary concerning Haskins and shouldn't be used to excuse his behavior.

Lusia "Lucy" Harris-Stewart, the legendary hall of fame hopps star and first-ever woman drafted by the NBA whose largely unknown life story is told in an Academy Award-contending documentary called "The Queen Of Basketball," has died at the age of 66.

Here's a list of 21 of the most devastating deaths of notable Black people that rocked an entire diaspora in 2021.

Malikah Shabazz, Malcolm X's youngest daughter, was found dead in her Brooklyn apartment after her daughter made the discovery, according to law enforcement officials. She was 56-years-old.

Ronnie Wilson, the older brother of "Uncle" Charlie Wilson as well as a co-founder and one-third of the legendary Gap Band, has died at the age of 73 one week after suffering a stroke.

Days after celebrating his 50th birthday, West Coast rap legend Snoop Dogg revealed that his mother, Beverly Tate, had died after battling a long illness.

The incident with Alec Baldwin killing a crew member on the set of his new movie has prompted a number of interesting takes on Twitter, with some believing the media coverage of the shooting would read differently if the shooter were Black.

Colin Powell, a true patriot who defended the United States as a 4-star general before continuing to serve his country as the Joint Chiefs Of Staff and the first Black Secretary of State, has died following a battle with COVID-19.

The lack of donations to a GoFundMe organized by comedian and actor Anthony "A.J." Johnson's widow Lexis Jones Mason has promoted her to describe disingenuous condolences and undelivered promises for money as "fake love."

Gregg Leakes, a former real estate investor and longtime veteran of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reality TV show has died at the age of 66 following a years-long battle with colon cancer.

The criminal trial has begun against Ed Buck, a wealthy and white Democratic donor who had two Black men die from drug overdoses within 18 months at his California home. Buck allegedly supplied drugs in exchange for sex.