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Rock and roll legend Little Richard has died at age 87

Little Richard, founding father of rock, has died. Photo by: AP Images Little Richard, the founding father of rock and…

Percy W. Marshall Sr. services set for May 1

Herald Staff Percy W. Marshall, a well-known, former church member of Revelation Baptist Church, Greater New Life Baptist Church and…

John Henry Williams Sr. was noted high school and Navy boxer

Contributed by   Kinley Funeral Home  Springfield, Ohio  John Henry Williams Sr. “Bubba / Big John,’’ who was a high school and Navy boxing champion, died Wednesday, January…

Lataysha Richardson passes

Lataysha Richardson, the daughter of Robert Richardson Sr., president of the Cincinnati Branch of the NAACP, and Sherri Richardson, passed Sunday.…

The Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones focused on equal opportunity under law

Judge Jones with his daughter Stephanie Jones, Esq. Photo by Michael Mitchell Dan Yount  The Cincinnati Herald  Equal opportunity under the…

Anita Lynn Brentley worked in community health programs

Contributed by Mrs. Brentley’s Family  Anita Lynn Brentley, Ph.D., who worked in community health programs, died in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 25, 2020. She was 59. …

Cecil Arvid Humphries Sr. was involved in community projects in Covington, KY

Contributed by the Family  Cecil Arvid Humphries Sr., affectionately known as “Mr. Poke,’’ who was involved in many community projects, died at his home…

Julian H. Renfro was beloved, prominent funeral director

Submitted by Renfro Funeral Service  Julian H. Renfro, who was a beloved, prominent Cincinnati funeral director for many years, died Oct. 31,…

IN MEMORIAM: John Conyers Dies at 90

By Stacy M.Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent  Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has…

Congressman Elijah Cummings dies at 68

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent  NNPA NEWSWIRE—The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and a…