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Winnie Mandela, a prominent anti-apartheid activist and ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, died on Monday at the age of 81. Her special official funeral is at the highest level the government could give a civilian, according to sources. “President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday that the woman affectionately known as the Mother […]

Rev. Billy Graham died Wednesday morning at his Montreat, North Carolina, home. He was 99 years old. Graham’s longtime physician said “he just wore out,” according to a family spokesman. The nurse at Graham’s home described his death as a very peaceful passing. Graham will lie in repose on Monday and Tuesday at the Billy […]

A family in Washington, D.C. was left scratching their heads after their family matriarch’s body went missing at her funeral and was replaced with another woman. At the viewing last Friday for 83-year-old grandmother Vivian Gray, the funeral home made a major gaffe, NBC4 Washington reports. Gray, who on Feb. 19  lost consciousness at her NE home, […]

President Barack Obama brought the nation to its feet Friday when he eulogized Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator killed during last week’s…

Family and friends of the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney paid their respects to the Charleston shooting victim on Wednesday afternoon, NBC affiliate WYFF reports. Thousands…

On Monday morning, thousands of family, friends, and supporters attended the funeral of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore resident who joins many other young colored victims of police brutality.…

Thousands celebrated Dr. Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth, two influential leaders in Christianity who were laid to rest Thursday in a state-recognized funeral in the Bahamas. The funeral came nearly a month after the couple died in a plane crash along with eight others from their church Bahamas Faith Ministries. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie called Dr. Myles Munroe “indisputably one of […]

The family of Maya Angelou has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Due…

President Barack Obama addressed over 90,000 mourners today (December 10) at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa at the memorial for former South African president and legendary freedom fighter Nelson Mandela. Obama was joined by several world leaders in what was billed as one of the largest gatherings of global leaders in recent history. Nelson […]

Click here to view the homegoing service for Donnie McClurkin’s father Donald A. McClurkin. Service begins at 7 pm EST on Wednesday, November 20th. Donald McClurkin, the patriarch of the McClurkin family passed away on November 13th, and his life and legacy will be celebrated at Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York in Jamaica, […]

First Lady Michelle Obama will attend Saturday’s funeral in Chicago for 15-year-old murder victim Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot and killed last week about a mile from the Obama’s South Side home. Pendleton had participated in Inaugural festivities in Washington, D.C. a week before her death. She was an honor student at King College Prep […]