Sol Bellear and Denis Walker were two mainstays of a movement that, for the most part, was about building black community.
An unnamed (and deceased) obituary writer has been handed the blame by those within the newspaper.
French-American artist Louise Bourgeois, best known for her giant metal spiders sculptures, has died, aged 98. Adrian Searle reflects on a career of creative abnormalities, like the writhing nest of floppy penises.
Film legend Dennis Hopper died yesterday, aged 74. Hopper was notoriously difficult to work with, his personality often described as “bully” and “maniacal”, writes Luke Buckmaster.
For two years, The NYT has been allowing notable people to record their own video obituaries, to be published online at the time of their death. The identities of those immortalised are a secret, but include a former president, a Nobel Prize winner, and a playwright.