She famously called out textbook publisher for referring to slaves as “workers.”

Bishop Carlton D. Pearson, the center of Netflix film "Come Sunday," died Sunday night at the age of 70 after a battle with cancer.

George Brown, founding drummer of legendary band Kool & The Gang, died at 74 following a battle with stage 4 cancer.

Aaron Spears, who has drummed for Usher, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, and many others, passed away at the age of 47.


The “Shaft” star is credited for changing the career trajectory of leading Black male actors. 

Tasha Butts battled breast cancer for two years.


"My beautiful sister and friend has passed away," LeMisha Grinstead wrote on Instagram.

The actor/comedian Sean Lampkin, best known for playing bar owner Nipsey on the hit 90s sitcom "Martin," has reportedly died.


These individuals touched our lives and shifted the culture with their timeless contributions.


The controversial radio host died at the age of 64.

Few people have had as wide an impression across industries as Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols.

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