memorial

via Wkyc: On the one year-anniversary of Aniya Day-Garrett’s heartbreaking death, a memorial took place to celebrate her life. The 4-year-old was killed by her mother, Sierra Day, and her mother’s boyfriend, Deonte Lewis, March 11, 2018. Day and Lewis were convicted on aggravated murder, murder and assault charges in her death last week. Aniya’s […]

via eurweb: Hundreds of people gathered for a memorial over the weekend in Detroit for Motown legend Dennis Edwards. The Grammy-winning singer and former member of the Temptations died Feb. 1 in Chicago. The remembrance was hosted by the Little Rock Baptist Church on Woodward and many fellow Motown singers and producers attended, detroitnews.com reports. We are celebrating the life of a legacy,” said Rev. […]

  via FirstLadyB Apostle Collins passed away back in 2015 from a massive heart attack, which inspired Fantasia to take her health more seriously. “I lost my grandmother untimely from a massive heart attack, after which I began to take notice of my habits, such as what I was eating and allowing to enter my […]

A memorial for the victims of serial killer Anthony Sowell has seen yet another delay. “I had been looking for my child for two and a half years and they couldn’t find her,” Florence Bray told WKYC Channel 3’s Hilary Golston. “They pronounced her dead November third of ’09.” Bray lost a daughter and a […]

getty images A memorial service for the five police officers killed last Thursday night during an ambush wrapped up in downtown Dallas with speeches from President Obama and former President George W. Bush. Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden arrived in North Texas just after noon Tuesday […]

According to E! News, Prince‘s ex-wives Manuela Testolini andMayte Garcia got together and presented a special memorial for the late entertainer. Garcia, who toured and danced with Prince,  was married to him from 1996-2000. She birthed Prince’s only son, Boy Gregory, who had severe birth defects and died a week after his birth in 1996. […]

Sunday is the 52nd anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Below is some of the coverage from the Reno Evening Gazette’s Nov. 22, 1963 edition, just hours following the assassination. Kennedy Dead, Lyndon Johnson Takes Office Motorcade Ambushed; Texas Governor Hit DALLAS (AP) – President John F. Kennedy, thirty-sixth (sic) president […]

  National Police Week is underway, and a memorial service was held Thursday at Cleveland Police Headquarters. The service is held annually to honor the Cleveland police officers who died in the line of duty. All week, the Cleveland Police Department and Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society have been hosting events to honor those […]

Ruby Dee was memorialized in poetry and song on Saturday as the actress and civil rights activist was remembered by a large group of performers and notables. As CBS 2’s Larry Langford reported for TV 10/55, the star-studded memorial featured songs and poems celebrating Dee’s career, which was nothing short of extraordinary. Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, and Angela […]

A memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will feature music by Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald, reflections by former New York Mayor David Dinkins and poet Sonia Sanchez, and a eulogy by Harry Belafonte, reports the AP. The celebration of Lee’s life will be held at the Riverside Church in New York […]

    T&G Flying company held a candlelight vigil Sunday evening to honor the four Case Western Reserve University students whodied in a plane crash last week: William Michael Felten, Lucas Marcelli, John Hill and Abraham Pishevar. The memorial began at 8:15 p.m. at the site of the accident, near the intersection of Bishop Road […]

The vacant lot on Imperial Avenue where Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell’s house once stood will be turned into a beautiful, peaceful tribute to his victims one day.  But first, organizers need to raise $100,000 . “The estimate for the project is $250,000,” architect Kevin Robinette said. “The city has offered $30,000 on July 1 […]