Rest In Power: Notable Black Folks Who We’ve Lost In 2022

Mere words cannot capture the immense lost of these people.

Chris Dickerson

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First Black AAU Bodybuilder Chris Dickerson | (Aug. 25, 1939 - Dec. 23, 2021)

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Force MDs Singer Jessie Lee Daniels

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Force MDs Singer Jessie Lee Daniels | (July 4, 1963 – Jan. 4, 2022)

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Calvin Simon

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Parliament-Funkadelic’s Calvin Simon | (May 22, 1942 – Jan. 6, 2022)

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Sidney Poitier

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Hollywood icon Sidney Poitier | (Feb. 20, 1927 - Jan. 6, 2022)

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James Mtume

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Singer-Songwriter James Mtume | (Jan. 3, 1946 – Jan. 9, 2022)

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Deon Lendore

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Bronze Olympic Sprinter Deon Lendore | (Oct. 28, 1992 - Jan. 10, 2022)

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Rosa Lee Hawkins

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The Dixie Cups co-founder Rosa Lee Hawkins | (Oct. 23, 1945 – Jan. 11, 2022)

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Ronnie Spector

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Rock singer Ronnie Spector | (Aug. 10, 1943 - Jan. 12, 2022)

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Junior Siavii

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NFL Defensive Tackle Junior Siavii | (Nov. 14, 1978 - Jan. 13, 2022)

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Wavy Navy Pooh

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Wavy Navy Pooh (1994 - Jan. 14, 2022)

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Carol Speed

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Actress and ‘Mack’ co-star Carol Speed | (Mar. 14, 1945 - Jan. 14, 2022)

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André Leon Talley

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Journalist and Style Icon André Leon Talley | (Oct. 16, 1948 - Jan. 18, 2022)

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Lusia Harris

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Basketball legend Lusia Harris | (Feb. 10, 1955 - Jan. 18, 2022)

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Moses L. Moseley

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‘The Walking Dead’ Actor Moses L. Moseley | (Dec. 23, 1990 - Jan. 26, 2022)

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TDott Woo

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Rapper TDott Woo | ( 1999 - Feb. 1, 2022)

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Syl Johnson

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Chicago Blues Legend Syl Johnson | (Jul. 1, 1936 - Feb. 6, 2022)

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