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AALBC.com Mourns the Loss of Novelist Rosalyn McMillan

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Rosalyn McMillan (October 14, 1953 - June 13, 2017)

“I would like to thank everybody for your condolences about by beautiful and amazing sister, Rosalyn McMillan, who will be dearly missed but not forgotten. Our entire family is grateful for the kind words being said about the impact her books, her artistic flair, her beauty, grace, and sense of humor had on your and our lives. My heart aches but I know she’s in good hands. Warmly.”
—Terry McMillan (Rosalyn's elder sister)

Rosalyn was one of the first writers whose books I put on AALBC.com.  She was one of the more popular authors at the start of the surge in popularity of Black writers which began to really pick up steam in the later 1990's.  Of course, Terry McMillan along with E. Lynn Harris and a handful of others lead the charge, but Rosalyn was in the mix.

I can not find any news coverage of McMillan's passing.  I copied Terry's thank you note from Facebook.  Rosalyn and I are Facebook friends and her page was covered with messages of condolence from her family and friends.

R.I.P. Ms. McMillan.

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