Keisha Nash-Whitaker, Ex-Wife of Forest Whitaker, Dies at 51

Nash-Whitaker passed after a long battle with anorexia.

Leroy Stover, Birmingham’s First Black Police Officer, Dies

Stover broke racial barriers in the Birmingham Police Department.
Brandon Miller #24 of the Alabama Crimson Tide talks to the media after the 2023 SEC Basketball Tournament final on March 12, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NBA Rookie Brandon Miller Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Miller faces capital murder charges for the Jan. 15 fatal shooting of 23-year-old Jamea Harris.

Danielle Ballard, Former LSU Women’s Basketball Star, Fatally Struck By Car

The Memphis native had been pepper sprayed shortly before wandering in the street.

Mutulu Shakur, Stepfather of Tupac and Black Liberation Activist, Dies at 72

He tragically died of cancer shortly after his release from prison.

Police In Jamaica Investigating Circumstances Surrounding Death of American Tourist Quintaria Roker

After being found unresponsive by her male companion that she met online, she was pronounced dead at the hospital

Carolyn Bryant Donham, Whose Accusation Led To Emmett Till’s Brutal Killing, Dies At 88

She became infamous for accusing the Chicago teen of whistling at her, which led two White men to kill him, but the death also lit a spark in the Civil Rights movement.

Rickey Smiley Says Son Brandon Smiley Has Died At 32

The radio show personality announced the news in a video posted on his Instagram account.

Dangerous Dame: The Pioneer Oakland Rapper Has Reportedly Passed Away

Too $hort reported the death on Instagram Thursday (Jan. 26).

Illinois First Responders Accused In Death Of Black Male Patient

Earl L. Moore, 35, died in the care of the two EMS workers in Springfield.