Journalist Les Payne dies at age 76

Famed Black journalist Les Payne has passed away.

Memorial service to honor education advocate Marie K. Williams

Friends, family and admirers of education advocate Marie K. Williams will celebrate her life and legacy during a memorial service in her Mount Vernon hometown, Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Macedonia Baptist Church, located at 141 S. 9th Ave., from ...

Craig Mack has reportedly died at age 46

Another hip-hop legend has reportedly left us too soon. Craig Mack has reportedly died at age 46.

A tribute to a warrior—Dr. Sam Pinn

Brooklyn hosted a wonderful memorial tribute and celebration for hometown activist and teacher, Dr. Sam Pinn Jr., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Boys and Girls High School. Family, friends, colleagues, activists and musicians gathered to celebrate and honor his life ...

Anti-violence activist Rev. Vernon Williams dies at 59

Rev. Vernon Williams was a key figure is New York City's anti-violence movement often seen walking the streets at rallies and helping families who suffered loss by violence.

Black History Month celebrated in Staten Island

The Central Family Life Center on Staten Island held its Thirteenth Annual Staten Island Black History Town Hall Meeting last Saturday.

A tribute to a warrior, Dr. Sam Pinn Jr.

A tremendous memorial tribute and celebration was held for Brooklyn community advocate and stalwart, Dr. Sam Pinn Jr., Boys and Girls High School auditorium was filled with family, friends, colleagues, activists, musicians and elected officials giving honor to his life ...

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies at age 44

Bill Cosby's daughter, Ensa, who steadfastly supported her dad through his legal troubles, has died according to TMZ.

Funeral held for hero soldier who saved lives in tragic Bronx apartment fire

Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to a hero, who gave his life to save others.

Goodnight Dennis Edwards, and thank you!

We know that the one thing that remains constant is change. For the better, worse or just for the sake of change, it’s an inevitable life occurrence.

Celebrating the life of Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez

Family and friends paid their respects and reflected on the life of Gabriel Cariño-Rodriguez during two days of going home ceremonies last Friday and Saturday. He joined the ancestors Jan. 17, at 93 years of age, after a brief stay ...

Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards dies at 74

Grammy award-winning singer and member of The Temptations Dennis Edwards has died, his wife, Brenda Edwards, confirmed to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

MLK Now 2018: The year of the woman

MLK Now, in its third consecutive year focused on the contributions of women to the modern movement for parity in the celebration of the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was held at Riverside Church Jan. 15, 2018, the ...

Noted author and scholar Julius B. Lester, dead at 78

“My promise is to that part of you which is beyond and separate from definition of gender, race and all the sociological and political descriptions that hang from our limbs and rattle like the chains of Marley’s ghost,” Julius Lester ...

Leslie ‘Mayor of Harlem’ Wyche passes at 73

You could see Leslie Wyche coming a block away in Harlem, resplendent in his suit, sometimes a rakish hat and always a bobbing swagger.