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Notable Deaths in 2010: Sunset

It was another sad year for film, music and television, as we lost more legends. Here are some notable passings from 2010. [slideshow] [myyoutubeplaylist JBn_7JsnJ3c,…

11-Yr. Old Broadway Actress Shannon Tavarez Passes Away

Shannon Tavarez was a multi-talented young singer/dancer/performer who recently played the Young Nala in “The Lion King” on Broadway. According to Broadway World and,…

OBITUARY: Jazz musican, singer and actress Abbey Lincoln dies at 80

The phenomenal, multi-talented pianist, singer, actress and activist Abbey Lincoln passed away at the age of 80 years old. Known in her later years for…