A look back at the well-known and accomplished African Americans who died in the past year.
Nathaniel "Nate Dogg" Hale Nathaniel D. Hale, a singer known as Nate Dogg whose mellow baritone provided soul and swagger to gangsta rap in the 1990s and 2000s, died March 15 of complications from a series of strokes at a care facility near Long Beach, Calif. He was 41. Buy Photo
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