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Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady, Dead at 96

The lifelong mental health advocate was married to former President Jimmy Carter for 77 years.
George Funky Brown (Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/Penske Media via Getty Images)

Kool & The Gang's George 'Funky' Brown Passes Away at 74

The legend co-wrote hits including the cherished party anthem "Celebration."
Detroit Lions defensive back D.J. Hayden (31) looks on during a game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions on December 16, 2017, at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. (Photo by Patrick Gorski/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Former NFL Cornerback D.J. Hayden Killed in Car Accident in Houston

Two of Hayden's former University of Houston teammates were also killed in the crash.
Rapper Tupac Shakur poses for photos backstage after his performance at the Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois in March 1994. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

Tupac Shakur Honored with Oakland Street Named After Him

“Let his spirit live on the rest of these years in these streets and in your hearts,” the rapper’s sister shared.

Legendary Supermodel Turned Journalist Gail O’Neill Has Died

She appeared on several covers of Essence, and in 2008, she posed for Vogue Italia for its iconic “Black Issue” to bring awareness for the lack of diversity in the fashion and beauty industry.

Magoo: Hip Hop's Understated Legend Who Chose Privacy Over Limelight

In an interview with BET, close friend Larry “Live” Lyons says Magoo was more concerned with making something of himself than being the best rapper.

The Chicago native died after a battle with cancer.

'Euphoria' Actor Angus Cloud Dies at 25

The Oakland native was found unresponsive in his family's home a week after burying his father.

Houston Rapper Big Pokey Dies At 45

The legend died after collapsing on stage.

Actor, Activist Harry Belafonte Dies at 96

A spokesperson confirmed congestive heart failure was the cause.

Jazz Great Wayne Shorter Dead at 89

The saxophonist died on Thursday, March 2, in a Los Angeles hospital.