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Harlem remembers Malcolm X

Last Friday morning, a caravan of vehicles trekked from the corner of 126th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem up to Ferncliff Cemetery in Westchester County to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of Malcolm X’s May 19 birthday.

Bedford Stuyvesant hosts Tohma Y. Faulkner street naming ceremony

Community was the central focus of Sister Tohma Y. Faulkner’s life.

Brooklyn Community Church celebrates 2017 Women’s Day

Walking Towards a Courageous Victory” (Esther 4:1-17) was Brooklyn Community Church’s 2017 Women’s Day theme.

Twenty years for the unity of the human family

The 20th anniversary celebration of the encounter and pact between Chiara Lubich and Imam Warith Deen Mohammed will take place at Historical Masjid Malcolm Shabazz in the heart of Harlem May 20, 2017.

William T. Coleman Jr., ‘Counsel for the Situation’ and civil rights icon

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.

Memorial service for Cuba Gooding Sr. held at the Apollo Theater

Cuba Gooding Sr., the late R&B soul singer who sang lead vocals for the legendary "Main Ingredient" , was memorialized at the Apollo Theater

Longtime Harlemite Mary Black joins the ancestors

Family, friends and relatives convened at Unity Funeral Chapel (2352 Frederick Douglass Blvd.) Monday, April 17, 2017, to bid farewell to longtime Harlem resident Mary Black, who joined the ancestors April 2 at age 79.

James Baldwin’s letters acquired by the Schomburg

James Baldwin, a native son of Harlem, is home again, at least some of his precious letters and other artifacts are after having been acquisitioned by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Why Riverside Church Supports the April 29 March on Washington for Climate, Jobs & Justice

On Easter Sunday the temperature was approaching 90 degrees, which is a nice reminder that summer is on the way.

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in Woodland Hills Thursday, KTLA reports.

Middle Collegiate Church to host Revolution Love Conference

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 Dr. King broke his betrayal of silence

“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 resilience that hate produced

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 dies following leukemia battle

Comedian Charlie Murphy died Wednesday after a battle with leukemia, according to his publicist.

William T. Coleman Jr., ‘Counsel for the Situation’ and civil rights icon

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.

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