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Margaret Whitton (Everett/ABC)

NOTABLE DEATHS  |  December 5, 2016

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Actress who starred in the 1989 comedy movie “Major League”…

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Nelson Mandela (PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images)

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  December 5, 2016

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Nelson Mandela was a hero to many as he fought for racial equality...

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Ancient Greeks and Romans placed a coin in the mouth of the deceased as payment to the ferryman Charon for passage across the river Styx to the afterlife.

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

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Pearl Harbor USS Arizona Memorial

CULTURE AND TRENDS  |  December 1, 2016

Pearl Harbor Day  ›

75 years later, is Dec. 7 still "a date that will live in infamy"?

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What’s the difference between a funeral and a memorial service? A memorial service is held without the remains present.

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Anne Jennings

First African-American registered nurse to graduate from Hartford Hospital School

Mary Crocker Fassett

An accomplished artist whose work has been featured in galleries in America and France

William "Bill" Covington

One of the first African Americans to integrate the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Force.

William Ziegler

Former New Orleans firefighter whose humorous obituary went viral

Joyce Brock

Created one of the first modeling agencies and schools for African-Americans

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

The first woman to be accepted into the Northwestern University Band.

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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