A NewsOne gallery of the celebrities who lost their lives in 2017.

Eddie Long has died of cancer. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where the 63-year-old ordained bishop served as senior pastor in Lithonia, Georgia, confirmed his death Sunday morning. His friends, family and supporters may feel this is the time to focus on the work he did in the church. I couldn’t agree more. The internationally-known […]

Social media exploded over the weekend after news broke that Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial televangelist passed away following a long battle with an aggressive form of cancer. According to reports, Bishop Christopher C. Smith addressed New Birth Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday saying, “Today it is with great sadness I announce that our bishop has transitioned. […]