Tag: Obituary

Chuck Stone, Black Journalism Trailblazer and Professor, Dies at 89

By Julissa Catalan Charles Stone, regarded as a trailblazer and one of the most trusted journalists in the Black community, has died. During his 19 years as a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, a total of 75 people turned themselves into authorities after speaking with Stone. All 75 were…

Diversity Champion Dr. Roosevelt Thomas Dies

Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr., a well-known diversity leader, died on Friday. He was 69. There has been great sorrow from the diversity community. “Dr. Thomas’ impact on the field of diversity management is immeasurable.The thought leadership he provided launched the careers of an entire generation of practitioners, including mine,”…