Singer Anita Pointer of The Pointer Sisters dies at age 74


              FILE - La Toya Jackson, from left, Andy Madadian, and Anita Pointer celebrate Madadian's Hollywood Walk of Fame star on  Jan. 17, 2020, in Los Angeles. Anita Pointer, one of four sibling singers who topped the charts and earned critical acclaim as The Pointer Sisters, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at the age of 74, her publicist announced. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - The Pointer Sisters pose for a group portrait at a New York rehearsal studio where they were preparing on Aug. 24, 1995, to go on the road with the touring company of the Broadway show "Ain't Misbehavin'." From left are Ruth, Anita and June. Anita Pointer, one of four sibling singers who topped the charts and earned critical acclaim as The Pointer Sisters, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at the age of 74, her publicist announced. (AP Photo/Marty Reichenthal, File)
            
              FILE - Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters performs at the 3rd annual Alfred Mann Foundation Innovation and Inspiration Gala on Sept. 9, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Anita Pointer, one of four sibling singers who topped the charts and earned critical acclaim as The Pointer Sisters, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at the age of 74, her publicist announced. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten, File)
Singer Anita Pointer of The Pointer Sisters dies at age 74