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Andre Montgomery: Grandson Of “Sweetie Pies” Star Killed

Andre Montgomery, the 21-year-old grandson of “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” star Robbie Montgomery, was murdered on Monday night in North St. Louis. An aspiring rap artist, Andre was apparently murdered at a house that had a recording studio inside. He ...
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Dottie Peoples: Gospel Great’s Mother Dies

The “Songbird of the South” Dottie Peoples is coping with the loss of her mother, Althea Milton. Milton died on Jan. 21 at the age of 85 after battling a brief undisclosed illness. The mother of eight children, she leaves ...
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Kelly Price: A Letter To Her Friend Whitney Houston

R&B star Kelly Price was the last person to perform with Whitney Houston before she died in 2012.  Houston attended Price’s “For The Love Of R&B” pre-Grammy party at Tru Hollywood nightclub in Los Angeles just 48 hours before she ...
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Ruby Dee: Famed Actress Dead At 91

Legendary stage, TV and film actress Rudy Dee has died at age 91. The SAG Award-winning actress died from natural causes at her home in New Rochelle, NY surrounded by her family. A civil rights activist and pioneer for African-American ...
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Maya Angelou: American Treasure Dead At Age 86

Renowned poet, novelist, educator and actress Maya Angelou has died. She passed at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. her publicist, Helen Brann has confirmed. Born Marguerite Ann Johnson, Angelou is best known for famed literary works like “I Know Why the ...
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JJ Hairston: Gospel Singer’s Mother Dies

Gospel star JJ Hairston is mourning the loss of his mother, Evangelist Sandra F. Johnson. Hairston’s mom died on Wednesday, Feb. 12 after battling cancer. The director of the Connecticut-based choir Youthful Praise spoke about his mom’s ongoing illness during the ...
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James Avery: Cause of Death Revealed

The entertainment industry was shocked by the death of actor James Avery on December 31, 2013. The 68-year-old actor, best known as Uncle Phil from the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” was suffering from several serious medical issues at the ...
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Lee Thompson Young: Former Disney Star Dead At 29

Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young is dead at age 29. Authorities suspect that former “The Famous Jett Jackson” star died of an apparent suicide. Young was shot from what appears to be a self-inflected gun shot wound. The Columbia, ...
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Phaedra Parks: Mourning Death Of Her Grandmother

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, attorney Phaedra Parks is mourning the death of her grandmother, Hazel L. Meadows. Meadows is the mother of Parks’ mom, minister Regina Bell who has been appeared on “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Parks’ grandmother was ...
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Sherman Hemsley: Finally Able To Be Buried

After more than three months, actor Sherman Hemsley can finally be buried after dying of lung cancer on July 24. His body has been in refrigerated storage at an El Paso, Texas funeral home since his death. The star of ...