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Michael brown memorial comes down on his 19th birthday https://t.co/VR7WYDM6PL — Jessica Lussenhop (@Lussenpop) May 20, 2015 On a rain-soaked day when his son would…

The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…

The Game might be tough on the surface, and rough around the edges, but he seems to have a heart of gold on the inside. This…

The list of speakers has been released for a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela, taking place on Tuesday (December 10) in South Africa. President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among the world leaders speaking at the service at the FNB Stadium in Soweto. The memorial is expected to last […]

The newly-opened Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. will finally be officially dedicated on October 16th. The original dedication was set for August 28th, the 48th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, but had to be postponed due to Hurricane Irene. President Barack Obama had been scheduled to speak and up […]

“This is awesome, this is awesome, and he looks so strong standing there,” Kwanzaa Nivens, 36, of Washington said through tears as she stood at the base of the 30-foot-tall granite statue of King on the National Mall. The memorial, on 4 acres overlooking the Tidal Basin, will be dedicated Sunday. It opened to the […]

As the news spread about the loss of Teena Marie, some of her industry peers, including Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, and Q-Tip, took to Twitter to share their reaction to the sad news.

There has been an outpouring of concern and remembrance for the late Teena Marie since it was confirmed that she died in her home on December 26th. The community of entertainers has been very vocal on social networks like Twitter, sharing their favorite songs and thoughts about the singer and songwriter.

Rap legend and Morehouse College graduate Guru (born Keith Elam) was remembered in his hometown of Boston this weekend. The Gang Starr MC's memorial was attended my friends, family and musicians. Click here to read about the service.