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CIVIL WAR VETERAN HENRY MACK, 107 YEARS OLD, DIES BURIED APRIL 11 [1945]

CIVIL WAR VETERAN HENRY MACK, 107 YEARS OLD, DIES BURIED APRIL 11 [1945]

Dec. 20 | From the MSR Legacy Archives As part of our celebration over the next several months of our 80 years of continuous publication, the MSR will be republishing notable stories from our extensive archives of more than 4,000 weekly issues of African American...

Venita C. Wells   September 28, 1923 — December 8, 2014

Venita C. Wells September 28, 1923 — December 8, 2014

Dec. 17 | Venita Carmen Wells, 91, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial Service celebrating Venita’s life was held at 10 am on Saturday, December 13, at the Cathedral...

Activist, former D.C. mayor Marion Barry passes

Activist, former D.C. mayor Marion Barry passes

Nov. 26 | Marion S. Barry, stalwart civil rights activist cum prominent politician, passed away Nov. 23 at age 78 owing to cardiac arrest. Barry, of course, was infamously publicized for his 1990 arrest and subsequent incarceration for drug possession. Like...

CLEVELAND CALL & POST ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER/EDITOR DIES

CLEVELAND CALL & POST ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER/EDITOR DIES

Oct. 29 | By  Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio’s Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. (Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative and political...