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Craig Turner, Eldest Son of Tina Turner, Dead at 59 Craig Turner, Eldest Son of Tina Turner, Dead at 59

Tina Turner’s oldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has died.

‘Suck It Up’ or Pray: Advice That Almost Killed Me ‘Suck It Up’ or Pray: Advice That Almost Killed Me

I was beaten quite a bit as a child. I wasn’t a “bad kid” or a troublemaker, I just happened to come from a violent place (America) and a culture (small town, black, 1980s; take your pick) where beating children was de rigueur.

The Fashion World Loses the Great Kate Spade The Fashion World Loses the Great Kate Spade

Very sad news in the fashion world: Designer Kate Spade has died in New York City at age 55 of an apparent suicide. She was discovered by her housekeeper Tuesday morning in her Park Avenue home, TMZ reports.

Former Playboy Model Jumps to Her Death With Her 7-Year-Old Son Former Playboy Model Jumps to Her Death With Her 7-Year-Old Son

In a most tragic incident coincidentally occurring during Mental Health Awareness Month, a former African-American Playboy model has jumped to her death, taking her 7-year-old son with her.

Watch: More Black Children Are Turning to Suicide, so What Can We Do About It?

Ashawnty Davis attempted to take her own life by hanging in November 2017. Two weeks later, the 10-year-old succumbed to her injuries. Days after Ashawnty’s death, 8-year-old Imani McCray hanged herself in her New Jersey home. And weeks earlier, 11-year-old Rylan Thai Hagan hanged himself from the bunk bed in his…

Father of 9-Year-Old Girl Who Committed Suicide Cautions Parents Not to Miss the Warning Signs Father of 9-Year-Old Girl Who Committed Suicide Cautions Parents Not to Miss the Warning Signs

Charles Weatherspoon was preparing lunch for his family Jan. 4 when he told his son, Charles, to run some vitamins up to his sister, A’layah. Charles came back moments later from his sister’s room, telling his father that A’layah was playing a prank and pretending to be asleep.

Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart, Fidel Castro’s Eldest Son, Commits Suicide Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart, Fidel Castro’s Eldest Son, Commits Suicide

Fidel Ángel “Fidelito” Castro Díaz-Balart, 68, the eldest son of Cuban revolutionary and former President Fidel Castro, committed suicide Thursday, Cuba’s state media reported.

Death at DC Boarding School Highlights the Alarming Increase of Suicides Among Young Black Children Death at DC Boarding School Highlights the Alarming Increase of Suicides Among Young Black Children

At about 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, several middle-school-age students at a boarding school in Washington, D.C., found their 12-year-old classmate unconscious.

Little Black Girls Are Killing Themselves. Does Anyone Care Enough to Figure Out Why? Little Black Girls Are Killing Themselves. Does Anyone Care Enough to Figure Out Why?

When I was 4 years old, I told my mother that my nursery school teacher told me to “stop acting like a baby” because I had gotten a boo-boo on my knee. According to my mother, she asked me what reception other little kids received when they got boo-boos. I told her that a little white girl in my class got a coveted…

I Hate the Collection of Pills I Need to Take Each Day ... but I Love Them Because They’re Keeping Me Sane (and Alive!) I Hate the Collection of Pills I Need to Take Each Day ... but I Love Them Because They’re Keeping Me Sane (and Alive!)

There are many things I hate about Crazytown. I don’t like the stigma that comes with living here. The cost of living is insane. (Can you say thousands in copays alone each year?) And I hate that people I love have to live here, too, by default.

It Took 20 Years to Share My Mental Health Struggles. My Silence Could Have Killed Me It Took 20 Years to Share My Mental Health Struggles. My Silence Could Have Killed Me

This past weekend, there were reports that Lowell Hawthorne, founder of Golden Krust, committed suicide. Early reports indicate that his employees were shocked and had no clue that he might have been dealing with some issues. There were comments like “If only he had spoken up” on social media sites.

Golden Krust Owner Lowell Hawthorne Reportedly Owed Millions in Back Taxes Golden Krust Owner Lowell Hawthorne Reportedly Owed Millions in Back Taxes

Many in the black and Caribbean communities reeled over news of the recent apparent suicide of Lowell Hawthorne, founder and CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill, with commentary ranging from the proverbial “Money cannot buy happiness” to true befuddlement: “Why would he do it?”

Lowell Hawthorne, Founder of Golden Krust, Dead at 57 of Suspected Suicide Lowell Hawthorne, Founder of Golden Krust, Dead at 57 of Suspected Suicide

Lowell Hawthorne, the founder and CEO of the Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, most famous for its Jamaican beef patties, has died of an apparent suicide, according to law enforcement. He was 57 years old.

10-Year-Old Girl Killed Herself After Video of Fight With Alleged Bully Was Posted Online, Family Says 10-Year-Old Girl Killed Herself After Video of Fight With Alleged Bully Was Posted Online, Family Says

The parents of a 10-year-old Colorado girl believe that their daughter was a victim of “bullycide,” a term used to describe situations where a suicide is caused by bullying, after the little girl took her own life after video of herself fighting with her alleged bully was posted online and subjected her to more…

Motorist Dead After 12-Year-Old Boy Attempting Suicide Jumps Off Overpass and Lands on Her Car Motorist Dead After 12-Year-Old Boy Attempting Suicide Jumps Off Overpass and Lands on Her Car

A young graduate student was killed over the weekend after a 12-year-old boy attempting to commit suicide jumped over a local overpass and landed on her car.

The Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John Reportedly Threatens Suicide The Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John Reportedly Threatens Suicide

One of the most famous black actors on the longest-running soap opera on TV, The Young and the Restless, has reportedly threatened suicide.

Parents of 8-Year-Old Ohio Boy Who Hanged Himself File Lawsuit Against Cincinnati Public Schools  Parents of 8-Year-Old Ohio Boy Who Hanged Himself File Lawsuit Against Cincinnati Public Schools 

The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself in his home back in January have filed a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit against Cincinnati Public Schools.

Medical Examiner Rules Death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam a Suicide Medical Examiner Rules Death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam a Suicide

Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, who had the distinction of being the first African-American woman to serve on New York’s highest court as well as the country’s first female Muslim judge, committed suicide by drowning in April, according to the New York City medical examiner.

Aaron Hernandez Toxicology Report Comes Back: No Drugs Aaron Hernandez Toxicology Report Comes Back: No Drugs

The death of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, who was jailed for the 2013 murder of associate Odin Lloyd, has been beset by rumor, innuendo and more than a few shocks.

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