BREAKING NEWS: Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, Robin Roberts Mother, Dies at Age 88

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BREAKING NEWS:  Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, Robin Roberts Mother, Dies at Age 88 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

GMA host Robin Roberts’ mother has died.  Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts died at age 88 on Thursday.

ABC News said of Robin’s mother: “Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts was the first African American to head Mississippi’s board of education. She was passionate about music and poetry and just this year authored a book titled, ‘My Story, My Song,’ which Robin Roberts collaborated on.” Source:  Orlando Sentinel

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Roberts family and especially to Robin Roberts as she undergoes bone marrow surgery.

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