Suzzanne Douglas Dies: The Parent Hood, When They See Us Actress Was 64

Suzzanne Douglas, who starred in Robert Townsend’s WB ’90s sitcom The Parent ‘Hood and most recently appeared in Ava DuVernay’s 2019 Netflix miniseries When They See Us, died yesterday at the age of 64. A cause of death has not been disclosed. Douglas’ death was announced on Facebook by her cousin Angie Tee. “Suzzanne Douglas a beautiful and talented actress […]

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Robert Garland Dies: ‘No Way Out’, ‘The Electric Horseman’ Screenwriter Was 83

Robert Garland, a Hollywood screenwriter who began his career writing episodes of such popular sitcoms as That Girl and Sanford and Son before going on to pen the big-screen hits The Electric Horseman and No Way Out, died Nov. 21 in Baltimore. He was 83. His son, Michael Garland, said the cause of death was complications from dementia. Born in Brooklyn, […]

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Alice M. Rivlin, Leading Government Economist, Dies at 88

Alice M. Rivlin, who had a guiding hand in national economic affairs for decades, playing a foundational role with the Congressional Budget Office and serving as budget director, a cabinet-level post, under President Bill Clinton, died on Tuesday at her home in Washington. She was 88. The Brookings Institution, the Washington think tank with which she was long affiliated, announced […]

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Rafael Hernández Colón, 82, Ex-Governor of Puerto Rico, Is Dead

Rafael Hernández Colón, a three-term governor of Puerto Rico who argued for the preservation of the island’s commonwealth status while others were calling for either statehood or independence, died on Thursday at his home there. He was 82. Ricardo Rossello, Puerto Rico’s current governor, announced the death and declared a 30-day mourning period. Mr. Hernández Colón had been undergoing treatment […]

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