A pioneer in the field of meteorology, Dr. June Bacon-Bercey, an African American, broke barriers by becoming the first woman meteorologist.
The local Islamic community was deeply saddened upon hearing the news that Imam Rafiq Rasul passed on Saturday, January 11, after dealing with several health issues throughout the past few years.
Sharing the word with the Harlem community of the untimely passing of Leota Young, beloved mother of Leticia “Skai” Young-Mohan, owner of LoLo’s Seafood Shack,
An elite list from the pugilistic community came out to Harlem’s Williams Institution CME Church this past Dec. 28 to celebrate the life of former world boxing champion, Saoul ‘Paul’ Mamby.
The ex-partner of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, has died.
Hundreds packed into Brooklyn’s Restoration Plaza [1368 Fulton St.] Friday evening, Dec. 20, to memorialize fallen Wu-Tang Clan patriarch Freedum Allah-63, a.k.a. Popa Wu, who passed that previous Monday.
The local grassroots community was saddened upon learning that original Black Panther Party activist Robert Seth Hayes, 72, had transitioned to the ancestral realm at his Bronx home the morning of Dec. 21.
Hundreds of members of the Five Percenters, lovers of the Wu Tang Clan and hip-hop, packed Restoration Plaza to memorialize Popa Wu, a.k.a. Freedum Allah, 63, who died suddenly in his Brooklyn home last Monday, Dec.16.
If you were among the precious few attending the homecoming celebration for George T. Harris at the Black Lady Theater in Brooklyn...
The legacies of several progressive activists-turned-scholars were recognized Tuesday evening, Dec. 24, 2019 at Harlem’s National Black Theater, during a special born day bash which concluded this Greco-Roman calendar year, while introducing the next one.
Richard Hatcher, one of the first African Americans elected as mayor of a major U.S. city, died on Friday, Dec. 13, at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, according to his family.
The Five Percenters and hip-hop communities were shocked Monday morning upon hearing the news that Popa Wu, a.k.a. Freedum Allah, had suddenly returned to the essence at his Brooklyn home.
Many music lovers of the world know that “Day-O” or the “Banana Boat Song” was popularized by Harry Belafonte, practically his signature tune, but had no idea who the composer was.
Rapper and singer Juice WRLD has died in Chicago, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said Sunday.
Dr. Wyns was the resident pastor at Christ United Church, which was founded by the Rev. Ike in 1962. Dr. Wyns served the church for over 45 years and traveled the world with the Rev. Ike on his evangelical crusades.