Despite social distancing protocols, hundreds of adoring fans attended various local vigils honoring the legacy of hip hop icon DMX since he transitioned April 9.
The hip hop community has been hit hard this month with two local, platinum-plus selling artists becoming an ancestor within about a week.
One of the longest captive political prisoners of war in the United States’ recent history joined the ancestors March 29 while still incarcerated at a California prison.
Rapper and actor DMX dead at 50
After a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), died April 6 at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in D.C. where he was undergoing treatment.
If there was ever a “power couple” in the history of Harlem, when it was known as “The Negro Metropolis” and “The Mecca of Black America,” this was it!
The Stephens College Alumnae Association has announced that the organization’s annual Alumnae Achievement Award will be presented to Mattie Carolyn Hall, known professionally as Carol Hall, during the College’s 2021 virtual reunion weekend, April 8-10.
In honor of Women’s Heritage Month, a closer look is taken at the legacy of trailblazing politician Shirley Chisolm, who inspired a generation of Black, as well as women, elected officials.
There’s a scene in “Blue Collar” (1978) where Yaphet Kotto complains about doing the work of three men in an automobile plant, and those words to some degree were indicative of his productive acting career.
The stunning news of former undisputed boxing World Middleweight Champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler, 66, passing on Saturday, March 13, at his New Hampshire home unexpectedly caught many off guard.
The local Brooklyn and boxing communities visited Frank Bell’s Funeral Home (536 Sterling Pl., Brooklyn) Feb. 23 to honor the life of native Brooklynite, Mitchell “Big Un” Rose, 51, who succumbed to the effects of COVID-19 on Feb. 12.
A smooth, polished and elegant style characterized Vernon E. Jordan Jr.’s political comportment, as well as his personal demeanor.
From his popular son, journalist and NY1 host Errol Louis, you can gather an aspect of his father Edward John Louis, particularly their commitment to a career.
Ewart “U-Roy” Beckford, who perfected the art of toasting, a form of deejaying while adding lyrics over his records, and who opened doors to the early emergence of hip hop, has died at 78 years old. Marcia Smikle, U-Roy’s partner ...
Lawrence Otis Graham was best known as an attorney and bestselling author.