The King of the AK47 dies Dec23

The King of the AK47...

Mikhail Kalashnikov Dead: Inventor Of World’s Most Popular Firearm Dies At 94 MOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose work as a weapons designer for the Soviet Union is immortalized in the name of the world’s most popular firearm, died Monday at the age of 94. Kalashnikov once...

Jim Kelly, ‘Enter th...

The famed martial artist who starred alongside Bruce Lee passed away Saturday after a battle with cancer. Daily News | Monday, July 1, 2013, 10:10 AM Actor Jim Kelly, who played a glib American martial artist in “Enter the Dragon” with Bruce Lee, has died. He was 67. Marilyn...

Richie Havens Dead: ...

Posted on Apr 22nd 2013 5:00PM by The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – Richie Havens, who sang and strummed for a sea of people at Woodstock, has died of a heart attack Monday, his family said in a statement. He was 72. Havens, a folk singer and guitarist, was the first performer at the...

Divinyls’ Singer Chrissy Amphlett Dies Apr22

Divinyls’ Sing...

Posted on Apr 22nd 2013 8:10AM by The Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) – Chrissy Amphlett, the raunchy lead singer of the Australian rock band Divinyls whose hit “I Touch Myself” brought her international fame in the early 1990s, died at her home in New York city on Sunday. She...

Aaron Swartz’s Suspicious Death Jan16

Aaron Swartz’s Suspi...

Stephen Lendman | Boiling Frogs Post “Does Aaron’s manifesto sound like someone planning suicide?” Media scoundrels stopped short of truth and full disclosure. The Wall Street Journal headlined “An Internet Activist Commits Suicide.” New York’s medical examiner announced death by “hang(ing)...

Gil Noble Dead: Lege...

Gil Noble, a legendary black journalist, has died at 80. Noble hosted the New York public affairs show “Like It Is” for 33 years. WABC, the station he worked for, said that he created “the largest body of programs and documentaries on African Americans in the country.”...

FlashMob for Cancer

Email forward from Cicely Harris… To the amazing women I know ….. A Flash Mob Dance Video was organized by Kim MacGregor. Kim created this as a tribute to her best friend Erika Heller who died of colon cancer last year at age 31. Each and every telephone conversation they ever...

Vonetta McGee died&#...

Vonetta McGee, an actress who scaled the ranks of Black Hollywood during blaxploitation film era of the 1970s, passed away after experiencing cardiac arrest and being on life support for two days. She was 65, though some have her year of birth listed as 1940. McGee appeared opposite Fred...

There will be no apo...

It’s been a while since I last posted, but the world kept spinning. A flash storm passed my house and blew up my laptop that I use to work on. I frantically bought another one only to get home and realize it had vista on it. Weeks later, I haven’t been able to remove the vista but...

Ron Silver Died

Ron Silver died. That sucks. I was always a fan. I just saw him on TV a couple of weeks ago in that Spike Lee movie, “Girl 6” playing the sleezy casting agent. You didn’t have to be watching to know it was him because he had that beautiful accent that just smelled New...

Lord Bowler DiedR...

I read on RhymesWithSnitch that actor Julius Carry died. That makes me sad. I really liked him. When I was younger he was always “that black guy – you know the one that was in that show with…”. I didn’t learn his name until he got a starring role on Briscoe Count...

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