Using every fiber of his being, track star Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia made a dash across the finish line at the just-ended Olympic Games in Rio, but it wasn’t to be the end of his run.
In what has been called the worst U.S. natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, waters are finally receding in southern Louisiana from the recent devastating historic floods.
Given George Curry’s international impact on the world of journalism we can expect a long list of encomiums, all of them warranted and all needed in the attempt to capture the totality of his remarkable odyssey.
As we made our pilgrimage to Brooklyn, it was a rough start when the skies randomly decided to unleash a downpour on us.
The 21st century lends itself to a shift in the role of women in society. Inspirational women have been around for centuries, with the 1990s giving birth to the next generation of creative and exceptional female activists.
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It was a warm summer night Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, around 11:45 p.m. Odessa Simms, 61, was playing a card game of pinochle at the Charles Young Park at West 144 Street and Lenox Avenue, two blocks from her West 142 Street home in Harlem. From between parked cars, one group of males reportedly fired at another group, in the general direction of the park, where many people were milling about and sitting on benches.
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A benefit concert to save the threes in the rain forest will take place this weekend in the middle of the Amazon jungle.
George Edward Curry, a media pioneer and longtime advocate for the black press and civil rights, will be laid to rest Saturday, Aug. 27 in his hometown on Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Tracee Ellis Ross is looking forward to the day that there is no longer discussion about diversity in Hollywood.
Soon poetry and music will fill the Harlem home of legendary poet Langston Hughes again.
On Aug. 23 all IHOP Restaurants, nationwide, from 7 AM to 7 PM, will offer their famous short-stack pancakes to customers for just one dollar.
Nick Cannon can now add college freshman to his resume. The rapper, actor and "America's Got Talent" host announced on social media Monday that he has enrolled at Howard University.
Odessa Simms, 61, played dominoes and watched the pinochle games here in the 145th St. park for as long as Harlem residents could remember.
Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday, August 20. He was 69.
Harlem Week remains a summer festival that has something for everyone. Whether you’re a child, elder or prospective college student, the “Summer in the City” daylong event provides the public with a plethora of free activities for all ages.
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