Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in Woodland Hills Thursday, KTLA reports.
On the weekend of April 28-30, the Middle Collegiate Church and The Middle Project will be hosting their 11th annual Revolutionary Love Conference.
“When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”
The tragic murder of New Yorker Timothy Caughman has ripped the scab off the wounds that violence against communities of color have inflicted.
Comedian Charlie Murphy died Wednesday after a battle with leukemia, according to his publicist.
William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. was called “Bumps” by Coleman Young, Detroit’s first African-American mayor during their stint in the military, and President Clinton honored him with a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
It took Roger Wilkins a while to settle into the world of journalism, where his famous uncle and father had established enviable reputations, but once there he made his mark and reached deeper precincts of the mainstream media than his ...
Reports indicate that singer Brenda Jones of the R&B sister girl group trio The Jones Girls has died. She was 62.
Activist and educator Leola Maddox (second from left), wife of famed attorney and activist Alton Maddox, has died.
Photojournalist Robert A. Sengstacke was born with ink in his blood in a family where a newspaper was its stock-in-trade, but Sengstacke converted the ink to film—and sometimes words—to become a noted man behind the camera.
Too bad, Barack.
A multi-ethnic audience of supporters attended two days of memorial services a couple of weeks ago to commemorate the life and legacy of “The People’s Lawyer,” Lynne Stewart.
Rightfully, and hopefully passionately, there will be a flurry of encomiums for the poet Derek Walcott, who died March 17 in his native island of St. Lucia, which figured so “phosphorous,” to paraphrase one of his favorite words, in his ...
Chuck Berry, a music pioneer often called "the Father of Rock 'n' Roll," was found dead Saturday at a residence outside St. Louis, police in St. Charles County said. He was 90.
In downtown Indianapolis there is a 30-foot mural of Mari Evans, and it almost rises to the height of her poetic acclaim and majesty.