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LaDonna Allard Dies at 64; Led Dakota Pipeline Protests (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
She started a resistance camp that turned into a movement that opposed fossil fuels while it embraced tribal sovereignty and environmental justice.
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Black Rob, Rapper Known for His Hit Single ‘Whoa!,’ Dies at 52 (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
A star for Bad Boy Records after the Notorious B.I.G.’s death, the rapper had a husky, seen-it-all voice even as a young man.
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Marie Supikova, Survivor of Nazi Terror in Czech Village, Dies at 88 (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
The men of Lidice, including her father, were massacred and the women, including her mother, sent to a concentration camp. She later testified at the Nuremberg war-crimes trials.
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Liam Scarlett, Choreographer Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Dies at 35 (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
He won acclaim in the dance world with remarkable speed. His subsequent downfall, amid allegations of sexual misconduct, happened just as abruptly.
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Rusty Young, Country-Rock Pioneer, Is Dead at 75 (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
As a founding member of the band Poco, he helped define a genre and establish the pedal steel guitar as an integral voice in West Coast rock.
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Denis Donoghue, Humanist Literary Critic, Dies at 92 (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
He wrote prodigiously while teaching, first in Dublin and then in New York, and often clashed with critics he considered too political.
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Helen McCrory, British Star of Stage, Film and TV, Dies at 52 (Sat, 17 Apr 2021)
She was acclaimed for her work on the TV series “Peaky Blinders” and in three Harry Potter movies, but she first gained notice in the London theater.
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Vartan Gregorian, Savior of the New York Public Library, Dies at 87 (Fri, 16 Apr 2021)
A scholar, a university leader and a believer in libraries, he almost single-handedly rescued a grand but broken one in a time of municipal austerity.
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Joye Hummel, First Woman to Write Wonder Woman, Dies at 97 (Fri, 16 Apr 2021)
For almost 70 years, her contributions to one of the comic-book world’s most enduring characters went largely unappreciated.
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Jerry Lee Albin, Who Found Sobriety After a Hard Life, Dies at 75 (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
Mr. Albin put drugs, prison and biker gangs behind him, started a construction business and counseled prisoners. He died of complications of the coronavirus.
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Shawn G. Kennedy, Times Reporter in a Vanguard, Dies at 73 (Fri, 16 Apr 2021)
She was part of a wave of recruited Black reporters who began changing the face of the paper in the ’70s. She also helped rebuild New Orleans after Katrina.
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Shelia Smith, Exuberant Teacher’s Aide, Dies at 61 (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
At her rural Alabama school, she was beloved by students, especially those with special needs, and by her colleagues. She died of complications of Covid-19.
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Shirley Williams, Breakaway Political Force in Britain, Dies at 90 (Fri, 16 Apr 2021)
She was one of the “Gang of Four” who left Labour to start the more centrist Social Democratic Party in 1981, altering the country’s political landscape.
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Carol Prisant, Elegant Design Writer, Dies at 82 (Fri, 16 Apr 2021)
She was a 51-year old former antiques dealer with no experience as a writer when she wrote to the editor of The World of Interiors magazine about a job. She was hired.
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John Williamson, 83, Dies; Economist Defined the ‘Washington Consensus’ (Fri, 16 Apr 2021)
A careful pragmatist, he regretted the way his term, aimed at developing countries, was misinterpreted by free-market ideologues and anti-globalization activists.
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Bobby Leonard, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 88 (Thu, 15 Apr 2021)
He coached the Indiana Pacers for 12 seasons and took them to three A.B.A. titles. The governor of Indiana called him “the embodiment of basketball.”
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Giancarlo DiTrapano, Defiantly Independent Book Publisher, Dies at 47 (Thu, 15 Apr 2021)
Mr. DiTrapano championed avant-garde work and relished taking chances on young, untested authors. His Tyrant Books produced some unexpected hits.
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Anthony Audy, Vermont Tattoo Artist With Whimsical Style, Dies at 44 (Wed, 14 Apr 2021)
A love for all things magical, spooky and cute informed the thousands of tattoos Mr. Audy inked in a 15-year career in Burlington. He died of Covid-19.
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Frank Jacobs, Mad Magazine Writer With a Lyrical Touch, Dies at 91 (Thu, 15 Apr 2021)
He deftly mocked pop culture, politics and more for 57 years. He also wrote new lyrics for familiar songs, which led to a lawsuit from Irving Berlin and others.
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John Naisbitt, Business Guru and Author of ‘Megatrends,’ Dies at 92 (Thu, 15 Apr 2021)
His book, published in 1982 amid a brutal recession, foretold of a bountiful postindustrial information economy. He was half right.
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Donald P. Ryder, Architect of Black Heritage Sites, Dies at 94 (Wed, 14 Apr 2021)
His firm, which he formed with J. Max Bond Jr., designed public works commemorating the civil rights movement as well as the Schomburg Center in Harlem.
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Burt Pugach, Protagonist of a Strange Tabloid Love Story, Dies at 93 (Wed, 14 Apr 2021)
In 1959, he had his lover blinded. When he got out of prison, he married her. He called their relationship “a storybook romance.”
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Bernie Madoff, arquitecto del mayor esquema Ponzi de la historia, ha muerto (Wed, 14 Apr 2021)
Su inmenso fraude dejó una estela de devastación humana y pérdidas de capital por 64.800 millones de dólares.
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Bernie Madoff, Architect of Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dead at 82 (Thu, 15 Apr 2021)
His enormous fraud left behind a devastating human toll and paper losses totaling $64.8 billion.
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Jeffrey Paley, Journalist, Gallerist and Investor, Dies at 82 (Tue, 13 Apr 2021)
A son of the CBS founder, he wrote for newspapers from Europe, championed young artists in SoHo and became an investor. He died of complications of the coronavirus.
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