Posts Tagged: battling cancer

Leon Spinks

Boxing Legend Leon Spinks Has Passed Away

Leon Spinks has passed away.  The boxing legend had been battling multiple types of cancer, including prostate cancer, for many years.   In a statement, World Boxing Council President stated, “Rest in peace, Leon Spinks. Olympic medalist, Pan American medalist, and of course, WBC heavyweight champion.  During his career, Spinks was an Olympic gold medalist, and… Read more »

Diahann Carroll

Hollywood Icon Diahann Carroll Has Died

Hollywood Icon Diahann Carroll Has Died.   Actress Diahann Carroll has passed away.   OMG I loved her.  She was 84.  She became the first African American woman to star in her own TV series. She played  a nurse in the show Julia in 1968.  She would shine on the 80s drama Dynasty as Dominique Devereaux. She was also nominated for an… Read more »