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  • Walter Scott Funeralized in South Carolina Amid Calls for ‘Justice’

    Apr 11, 15 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *(Via USA Today) – Walter Scott, the 50-year-old black man who was fatally shot in the back by a white police officer, was buried Saturday by family and friends who called for broad changes in how police deal with powerless people of all backgrounds. Pastor George Hamilton told the congregation that Scott died “as a […]

  • Networks Set Special Joan Rivers Programming; Funeral is Sunday

    Sep 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Networks are lining up special programming this weekend to honor the life of Joan Rivers. E! enjoyed a special relationship with the one-and-only Joan Rivers for the past 20 years, and will honor Joan’s legacy in the one-hour E! News special, “Joan Rivers: Celebrating An Icon” airing tonight, Friday, September 5th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. […]

  • Nelson Mandela Laid to Rest in Qunu, His Childhood Village (Watch)

    Dec 15, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his childhood village of Qunu on Sunday, marking the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president who transformed South Africa. Under the scorching sun, a military escort accompanied his coffin to the burial site and took off the national flag that draped his casket. White […]

  • Lil Snupe Laid to Rest in Jonesboro, La.

    Jul 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Hundreds of mourners gathered this weekend to pay their final respects to Lil Snupe, the 18-year-old rapper who was shot and killed earlier this month. According to the Shreveport Times, the teen’s funeral service was held on Saturday at Jonesboro-Hodge High School in Lil Snupe’s hometown of Jonesboro, La. Mourners reportedly began arriving three hours […]

  • Chris Kelly Funeral Draws Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat, Xscape

    May 10, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Chris Smith remembered his Kris Kross hip-hop partner Chris Kelly Thursday as a true friend who he’s sure is in heaven now. Smith struggled to speak at the pulpit of Jackson Baptist Memorial Church at Kelly’s funeral attended by some 300 friends, family and fellow entertainers, reports the Associated Press. The 34-year-old Kelly, who had […]

  • Public Viewing Held for Kris Kross’ Chris Kelly in ATL

    May 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *A public viewing for former Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly was held Wednesday at an Atlanta funeral home, with the artist’s uncle among the mourners who spoke. “He will be very missed, especially within our family,” Lemar Williams said outside the Murray Brothers Funeral Home. “To the world he was Kris Kross, but to us […]