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Larry Aubry, advocate for social justice, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES — Longtime writer and civic activist Larry Aubry, a staunch champion for social justice for more than 50 years, has died. Aubry, 86, who was known for writing scathing and insightful commentaries that exposed corruption, wrongdoing and the inequalities facing African Americans, died at Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood May 16. The Read More…

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Earl Graves Sr., founder of Black Enterprise magazine, dies

Earl Graves Sr., the founder of Black Enterprise magazine, is being remembered as the ultimate champion of black business. Graves died April 6 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, his son, Earl Butch Graves Jr., confirmed in a post on Twitter. He was 85. U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters praised Graves for his leadership and vision. Read More…