First African-American Marine Aviator dies at 83

Frank Petersen, the first African-American Marine aviator, died this week at 83. Petersen, who served for 38 years, was “a pioneer and warrior,” the Marine Corps said Wednesday in announcing his death. Details about how or where he died were notbavailable, but media reports said he died from lung cancer. Petersen retired in 1988 as… Read More First African-American Marine Aviator dies at 83

NBA Legend, Darryl Dawkins a.k.a Chocolate Thunder, dead at 58

NBA Legend, Darryl Dawkins died on Thursday at a hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, according to the Lehigh County coroner’s office. He was 58, and though officials said an autopsy would be performed on Friday his family released a statement saying the cause of death was a heart attack. “Darryl touched the hearts and spirits of… Read More NBA Legend, Darryl Dawkins a.k.a Chocolate Thunder, dead at 58