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Colin Powell, First Black Secretary of State, Dies At 84 Of COVID Complications

He was fully vaccinated, but fought multiple myeloma.
10/18/2021

Michael Morgan, Has Died At Age 63; The Maestro Was Music Director Of Oakland Symphony

The music director died on Aug. 20.
08/27/2021

Chicago Actor And Comedian, Erica Watson Dies At 48

She had just celebrated her birthday on Feb. 26.
03/02/2021

Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader And Presidential Advisor Dies At 85

He served as president of the National Urban League.
03/02/2021

Hank Aaron, Legendary Baseball Player Who Shattered Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record, Dies At 86

His storied career is one of sports most famous.
01/22/2021

Jerry John Rawlings, Charismatic Former President of Ghana, Dies At 73

His democratic reforms transformed the country.
11/13/2020

Zindzi Mandela, Daughter Of Winnie and Nelson Mandela, Dies at 59

President Cyril Ramaphosa called her a “household name”
07/13/2020

Jonathan P. Hicks Dies at 58

BET.com senior correspondent passed away from cancer.
11/03/2014

Ousted Haitian Dictator Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies

The ex-leader died of a heart attack in Port-au-Prince.
10/06/2014

Writer and Playwright J. California Cooper Dies at 82

The award-winning author published 17 plays.
09/23/2014

America's New Year's Host Dick Clark Dead at 82

The television legend died of a heart attack.
04/18/2012