Articles in the R.I.P. Category

Kim Porter Death Caused By A Case Of Pneumonia, L.A. Coroner Finds!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P., Style/Fashion on 1 February 2019
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Yahoo.com By Bruce Haring, Deadline Posted February 1st 2019   Actress, model and mother of Sean Combs’s children Kim Porter died of lobar pneumonia, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner. Porter died unexpectedly at her Toluca Lake home in November. She was 47. She had been suffering flu-like symptoms for […]

Akron Native And Grammy-Winning R&B Singer-Songwriter James Ingram Dead At 66!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 31 January 2019
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TheRoot.com By Tonja Renée Stidhum, The Grapevine Posted January 31st 2019   JAMES INGRAM JUST ONCE-THE DONNIE AND MARIE OSMOND SHOW The music industry has suffered another incredible loss. R&B singer-songwriter James Ingram has died. According to FOX San Diego, sources say the Akron, Ohio, native died on Tuesday. TMZ reports the cause of Ingram’s […]

Cleveland Heights Woman, Oldest Person In U.S., Has Died!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, R.I.P. on 11 January 2019
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Ideastream.org By Matthew S. Schwartz Posted January 11th 2019   On Tuesday, the woman believed to be the oldest person in the U.S. passed away at her home in Cleveland Heights, the Associated Press reported. According to the Gerontology Research Group, which tracks and verifies the age of people aged 110 and older, Lessie Brown […]

Legendary ‘Song Stylist’ Nancy Wilson Dies At 81!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 18 December 2018
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TheRoot.com By Sonja Renée Stidhum Posted December 18th 2018   NANCY WILSON WHEN I LOOK INTO YOUR EYES Nancy Sue Wilson, the award-winning singer who lent her vocal instrument to the world for over five decades, has died at the age of 81. Wilson’s publicist confirmed that the iconic singer died at her home in […]

Global Citizens Help Fulfill Mandela’s Vision Of Ending Extreme Poverty By Taking 5.6M Actions!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, R.I.P., Special Events on 4 December 2018
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GlobalCitizens.org Posted December 4th 2018   “Here, in the southernmost tip of Africa, we too have heeded the call!” Over 5.65M actions led to 58 commitments and announcements worth $7,096,996,725 (ZAR 99,503,546,297), set to affect the lives of 137,368,628 people.  On 2December, 2018, Global Citizen brought together its largest contingency of heads of state, dignitaries, […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: A Marvel Of A Man: Stan Lee Dead At 95!
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Posted in R.I.P., The Arts Unplugged on 18 November 2018
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NPR.org By Beth Accomando Posted November 18th 2018   American comic book writer, editor, publisher and former President of Marvel Comics Stan Lee died last Monday at the age of 95. Lee gave us over six decades of work like The Incredible Hulk and The Amazing Spider-Man — superheroes we could identify with, characters that […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Pioneering ‘For Colored Girls…” Playwright And Poet, Ntozake Shange, Dies At 70!
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Posted in R.I.P., The Arts Unplugged on 2 November 2018
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TheGrio.com Posted November 2nd 2018   NTOZAKE SHANGE Playwright, poet, novelist, and pioneer are just a few of the monikers attached to he name Ntozake Shange, who is best known for her poem turned play turned film, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf.” The 70-year old died Saturday morning in her […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Arthur Mitchell, Pioneering Black Ballet Dancer, Dies At 84!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P., The Arts Unplugged on 25 September 2018
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Associated Press By Deepti Hajela Posted September 25th 2018   ARTHUR MILLER FOUNDER DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of […]

John McCain’s Former Rivals Pay Tribute: ‘We Are All In His Debt!’
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, R.I.P. on 28 August 2018
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Yahoo.com By Mike Walsh Posted August 28th 2018   John McCain’s old political rivals have been paying tribute to the longtime senator after his death at 81 in Arizona on Saturday. The Vietnam War veteran was remembered as a man of character who stood up for his beliefs. President Trump, who had not publicly commented […]

Stevie Wonder, Shirley Caesar And Jennifer Hudson To Perform At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. on 27 August 2018
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Associated Press Posted August 27th 2018   An all-star lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar and many more will perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral next week. The Queen of Soul’s service will be held in Detroit on August 31. Also slated to perform are Ron Isley, Chaka Khan, Yolanda […]