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Mother Divine, Who Took Over Her Husband’s Cult, Dies at 91 - The New York Times
Mother Divine, who led the movement after her husband’s death in 1965, died on March 4 at Woodmont, the Peace Mission’s estate and headquarters in Gladwyne, Pa., outside Philadelphia, the organization announced. She was 91.
obituary  nytimes  motherdivine  peacemission  cults 
april 2018 by brendanmcfadden
Dennis Banks, American Indian Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80 - The New York Times
Dennis J. Banks, the militant Chippewa who founded the American Indian Movement in 1968 and led often-violent insurrections to protest the treatment of Native Americans and the nation’s history of injustices against its indigenous peoples, died on Sunday night at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He was 80
dennisbanks  nativeamericans  activism  protest  obituary 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
In George Romero’s Zombie Films, the Living Were a Horror Show, Too - The New York Times
The director George A. Romero, whose six zombie movies represent a towering landmark of horror, died on Sunday of lung cancer. Our critics Jason Zinoman and A.O. Scott dig into his legacy and influence.
georgeromero  nytimes  film  cinema  horrorfilms  pittsburgh  obituary  directors 
august 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Ornette Coleman, Saxophonist Who Rewrote the Language of Jazz, Dies at 85
Ornette Coleman, the alto saxophonist and composer who was one of the most powerful and contentious innovators in the history of jazz, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 85.
ornettecoleman  jazz  music  obituary  nytimes 
june 2015 by brendanmcfadden
Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician
Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96.
music  musician  jazz  geraldwashington  losangeles  latimes  obituary 
november 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Thomas Berger, ‘Little Big Man’ Author, Is Dead at 89
Mr. Berger was known as the author of “Little Big Man” and books that explored the American West, but his body of work was broader than that.
writers  writer  literature  nytimes  thomasberger  obituary 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden

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