Callie on May 28th, 2014

Award winning author, poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou passed away today.  Who she was is best explained in her own words: “Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I […]

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Actor Michael Jace has been charged in the shooting death of his wife, April Monday night at the couple’s home in Los Angeles. Jace has appeared in several movies and television shows, including playing a police officer in ‘The Shield’. From LA Times: April Jace, 40, was found shot to death around 8:30 p.m. Monday in her […]

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Motown has lost two great entertainers;  Richard Street and Damon Harris of the mighty Temptations both passed away this week. Otis “Damon” Harris, who joined the group in 1971 and left in 1975, died on Monday after a 14-year-long struggle with prostate cancer, family spokesman Chuck Woodson told the Baltimore Sun. He was 62. Richard Street, […]

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Actor Lou Myers, best known for his role as Mr. Gaines on the television series “A Different World,” has died. Various media say Myers was either 76 or 77. Myers had been in and out of hospital since late last year. From AP His TV credits included “NYPD Blue,” “E.R.,” “The Cosby Show,” “Touched by […]

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Callie on November 24th, 2012

Two icons who left their mark in the entertainment industry passed away this weekend. Larry Hagman, best known for his portrayal of J.R. Ewing on ‘Dallas’ died Friday due to complications in his battle with cancer.  The 81-year-old actor was surrounded by friends and family before he passed peacefully, “just as he’d wished for,” per […]

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Callie on November 9th, 2012

Major Harris, formerly of the Delfonics passed away at 65 from congestive heart and lung failure after being rushed to a hospital according to his sister Catherine Thomas.  He sung the hit ‘Love Won’t Let Me Wait’ in 1975 which was quickly made into a remake by the late Luther Vandross.  Watch below.   Tweet Pin […]

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Callie on September 3rd, 2012

Oscar nominated actor, Michael Clarke Duncan died today two months after suffering a heart attack.  He was 54. A rep for Duncan’s fiancée Omarosa Manigault say the actor never fully recovered from the July 13 heart attack. “Manigault is grateful for all of your prayers and asks for privacy at this time,” says the rep. “Celebrations […]

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Callie on July 31st, 2012

O. J. Murdock,  of NFL’s Tennessee Titans killed himself in front of his former high school where he was a football and track star.  Murdock signed with the Titans last year but never played as an injury sidelined him. Police found Murdock with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in front of Middleton High School Monday morning.  He […]

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Callie on July 24th, 2012

Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson on The Jeffersons, has died at 74, according to police. Born in South Philadelphia, Hemsley dropped out of high school to join the Air Force. He returned to Philadelphia and worked for the U.S. Postal Service, while taking acting classes at night.  After performing with local groups in Philadelphia, Hemsley […]

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