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bambi, boyz n the hood, death, disney, mufasa, ricky, simba, the lion king -

It is officially official: the live-action version of The Lion King, with all of your faves, will hit theaters in July 2019 so we can all excitedly watch Mufasa die. Again. Twenty-five years after he died the first time.

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Death, Jordan Davenport, Lake Cypress, News, Texas, Top Stories -

A family is still grappling with the mysterious death of Jordan Davenport, a loving father of three who was found dead in a Texas lake last month, ABC 13 reports. —Bill Cosby gets trial date for Playboy mansion assault case— On Sunday, the family and friends of Davenport, congregated at the lake, near Cypress, where Davenport was last […]

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I was going to write a whole-ass, spoiler-free post to share my glee at last night’s episode of Power. If you’ll remember, way back yonder, I wrote an article explaining why I was watching the show this season: Basically, I’m just waiting for everybody to die.

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B.I.G, Biggie Smalls, Comedy Show, Death, Entertainment, Musical, Notorious, Rap, Scripted, Shooting, TBS -

Nineteen years since the passing of hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G, TBS is looking to him for a new comedy. Biggie Smalls was killed on March 9th 1997, during a drive-by shooting after a Post-Soul Train Awards party. Smalls was shot four times, with the forth shot said to be the fatal one, damaging his colon, […]

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Death, Exercise, Health, Health & Wellness, sitting, sleep -

We’ve long been told that sleep is the ideal remedy for most ailments. There has […]

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Africa, Ahmed, al-Shabaab, confirms, Death, Godane, leader, New, News, World -

Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked Islamists on Saturday confirmed for the first time that their leader Ahmed […]

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Africa, alert, Death, ebola, News, Nigeria, Red, World -

Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming […]

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Arkansas, Chavis Carter, Death, Jonesboro, News, Theresa Rudd, Wrongful Death -

theGRIO REPORT - Theresa Rudd wants answers. More specifically, she wants to know the truth as to how her son, 21-year-old Chavis Carter, died, and she’s willing to go to court to find out...

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Crime, Death, Duane John Sr, DUI, Jury, Mississippi, News, Philadelphia -

theGRIO REPORT - A Philadelphia, Miss., man has been sentenced to 90 years in jail for driving while drunk and killing five of his six children. Duane John Sr. was charged with six counts of DUI manslaughter after crashing his vehicle into a creek on Dec. 29, 2012...

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Anniversary, Arthur Ashe, Arthur Ashe Death, Black Tennis Pros, Death, HIV/AIDS, James Blake, MaliVai Washington, Men's Tennis, News, Opinion, Serena Williams, Sports, Tennis -

OPINION - Today marks the 20th anniversary of Ashe’s passing, and while the ground he paved through tennis has certainly helped African-Americans in the sport, the results of dominant black tennis players has generally been mixed...

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Albert Freeman Jr, Dead, Death, Elijah Muhammad, Entertainment, Malcolm X, NAACP Image Award, One Life to Live, Spike Lee -

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Albert Freeman Jr., the veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's epic film, 'Malcolm X,' has died. He was 78...

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Dead, Death, Entertainment, HBCU, Jackson, Jackson State, Michael Teasley, Mississippi, NAACP, News -

The first white president of a student chapter of NAACP at an HBCU has been mysteriously found dead...

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Adam Yauch, Advertisements, Beastie Boys, Cancer, Commercials, Death, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Music, Rap, Will -

NEW YORK (AP) - The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch rapped that he wouldn't 'sell my songs for no TV ad.' His will shows he wanted to make sure that held true after his death, too...

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Aruba, Basketball, Dan Roundfield, Death, Drowning, NBA, NBA All-Star, News, Sports -

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Dan Roundfield, an NBA veteran who had three consecutive All-Star seasons, has drowned off the Caribbean island of Aruba while helping his wife as she struggled in rough water. He was 59...

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Crash, Dead, Death, Entertainment, Motorcycle, Music, Ranking Trevor, Reggae -

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Ranking Trevor, a pioneer of rap reggae during the 1970s, has died in a traffic accident in Jamaica. He was 60...

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Aaliyah, Death, Drake, Entertainment, Missy Elliott, Music, Posthumous Album, R&B, Rashad Haughton, Timbaland -

theGRIO REPORT - The family of the late R& B singer Aaliyah is putting to rumors that they have a role in any posthumous album release to rest...

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Arkansas, Chavis Carter, Chavis Carter Case, Death, Jonesboro, News, Police Car, Shooting, Suicide, The Chavis Carter Case -

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Chavis Chacobie Carter's death while handcuffed in the back of a patrol car occurred while police detained, and then released, two other men who were with Carter that night...

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Atlanta, Benjamin Crump, Death, DJ Searcy, Heat, High School Football, Michelle Searcy, News, Practice Drills, Sports -

theGRIO REPORT - The mother of a high school football player who died after collapsing during practice drills last summer has vowed to get justice for the untimely death of her son...

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Baby, Death, Emergency, Federico Bruno, Jersey City, New Jersey, News -

NEW YORK - The 3-month-old child who fell out a window and plunged three stories in his mother's arms when the baby's father allegedly attacked them at their Jersey City apartment last week has died, police said...

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Anesthetic Propofol, Conrad Murray, Death, Dr Conrad Murray, Entertainment, Forensic Test, Involuntary Manslaughter, Michael Jackson, Prison, Propofol -

Conrad Murray, currently serving a four year prison sentence for his part in Michael Jackson's death, feels forensic science will prove that he is not responsible for the King of Pop's death...

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Astronaut, Challenger, Death, Diversity, NASA, News, Opinion, Sally Ride, Science, Science and Technology, Space -

OPINION - Ride's selection as the first American woman in space was a clear indicator of NASA's acknowledgement of the importance of diversity..

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Butt Enhancement, Butt Implants, Death, Dutchess, Fake Doctor, Fix A Flat, Health, Living, Murder, Oneal Morris, Shatarka Nuby, Style -

MIAMI (AP) - A woman posing as a physician was arrested Thursday and charged in the death of a woman who died after authorities said her body was pumped with unknown toxic substances during a buttocks-enhancement surgery...

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Africa, Death, Dies, Ghana, John Atta Mills, John Mahama, Mourning, Politics, President, Stability, Vice President -

(AP) - John Atta Mills' election victory secured Ghana's reputation as one of the most mature democracies in West Africa...

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Amen, Dead, Death, Entertainment, Sherman Hemsley, Sherman Hemsley Dead, Television, The Jeffersons -

theGRIO REPORT - Sherman Hemsley, the beloved comic actor who made George Jefferson of The Jeffersons a TV icon and a household name has reportedly died at age 74, according to TMZ...

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Africa, Atta Mills, Dead, Death, Ghana, News, President -

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) - State-run television in Ghana is announcing that President John Atta Mills has died at age 68...

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Dead, Death, Food, Harlem, New York City, News, Restaurant, Sylvia Woods, Sylvia's -

NEW YORK - The founder of the famed Harlem soul food restaurant Sylvia's has died. Sylvia Woods was 86...

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Death, Death Penalty, Death Row, Executed, Execution, News, Single Drug, Texas, Yokamon Hearn -

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas man convicted of carjacking and fatally shooting a stockbroker was put to death Wednesday...

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Celebrity, Death, DJ Funk Master Flex, Entertainment, Hoax, Hot 97, Prison, Radio, Remy Ma, Twitter, Twitter Death -

Rapper Remy Ma called into DJ Funk Master Flex radio show on New York's Hot 97 to confront the false rumors of her own demise...

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Columnist, Dead, Death, Journalism, News, Pulitzer Prize, Washington Post, William Rasberry -

WASHINGTON (AP) - William Raspberry, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post and one of the most widely read black journalists of his generation, died Tuesday. He was 76...

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Cancer, Casey Cole, Dead, Death, Entertainment, Maria Cole, Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole, Widow -

Maria Cole, mother of Natalie Cole and widow of the great Nat King Cole died on Tuesday from cancer at the age of 89...

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Adaisha Miller, Death, Detroit, Hug, News, Police Shooting, Ralph Godbee, Shooting -

DETROIT (AP) - The contact that came when a woman hugged an off-duty Detroit police officer from behind caused his gun to go off, fatally shooting her in the chest, the police chief said Monday...

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Accidental Shooting, Birthday, Death, Detroit, News, Police, Shooting -

DETROIT (AP) - A woman celebrating the weekend before her 25th birthday was fatally shot Sunday when she hugged an off-duty police officer while dancing at a party, causing the officer's service weapon to fire, according to police and her mother...

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