Gregg Leakes, the husband of Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes, died Wednesday due to colon cancer. He was 66 years old. Longtime family friend Ernest Dukes confirmed news of his death in a statement that read, in part, “The Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken […]Read More
Post Tagged with: "celebrity deaths"
It’s time to say goodbye to yet another one of our stars who made Black actors shine. Suzzanne Douglas, an accomplished stage and screen actress who starred in the Robert Townsend television series “The Parent ‘Hood,” has died, her representatives confirmed. She was 64. The Chicago native had an impressive […]Read More
Friends, family an fans are mourning the loss of Houston artist “JaeRene,” who was tragically killed in a wrong way crash involving an alleged drunk driver, according to the Harris County Pct. 5 Constables Office. “It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the tragic passing of […]Read More
DMX, the rapper who is known as much for his raw and gritty lyrics as much as his controversial life, has died. He was 50 years old. The family released a statement that read, in part: “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name […]Read More
The “Queen of all Queens” Cicely Tyson died Thursday at the age of 96. Tyson got her start as a model working for Ebony Magazine. She was later introduced to television audiences, playing small roles on various sitcoms. In 1977, Tyson starred in the mini-series Roots, followed by a string […]Read More