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Eric Garner memorialized on the third anniversary of his death

The audience was silent as the ceiling lights of the church dimmed and the video displayed on giant TV screens began to play.

Noted former Detroit native Geri Allen remembered in words and music

Pianist, composer, educator Geri Allen was born in Pontiac, Mich., June 12, 1957; raised in Detroit; was a graduate of Howard University; earned a degree in ethnomusicology at the University of Pittsburgh; played all over the world;

Martha Rivera Chavis, wife of NNPA President, dies

Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of civil rights leader and National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., has died.

Mobb Deep's Prodigy's funeral open to the public in NYC

It’s official: Mobb Deep’s Prodigy’s funeral service will be held in New York City Thursday, June 29.

Mobb Deep’s Prodigy returns to the essence at 42

The hip-hop community was deeply saddened as news spread that Prodigy, an MC from the legendary Mobb Deep out of Queensbridge Housing projects in Long Island City, Queens, transitioned onto the ancestral realm this past Tuesday.

HBCU champion George H. Andrews passes away at 87

Longtime Brooklyn resident George H. Andrews has died.

Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at 42

Rapper Prodigy, one half of the influential hip hop duo Mobb Deep has died, according to a co-author on one of his books, Kathy Iandoli.

Harlem-based order of Black nuns to sell uptown location

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, has put its Harlem location on the market as they restructure.

Union stalwart passes

The sun rose in Winneba, Ghana as it did every day, but April 5, 1947, its rays shone more brightly with the birth of Evelyn Grace Ekua AnaisIewa Parker, affectionately known as Auntie Eve. Born to the late Anna Quaison-Sackey ...

Williams Institutional Christian Methodist Episcopal Church reopens in Harlem

The Rev. Herb Daughtry spoke at the dedication and grand opening of Williams Institutional Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Harlem.

Gooding family speaks on the passing of Cuba Gooding Sr.

The family of Cuba Gooding Sr. thanks for for their love and support since his passing.

Brother Kenneth Muhammad transitions

Admirers, family and friends gathered at the Unity Funeral Chapel (2352 Fredrick Douglas Blvd.) in Harlem Thursday, May 11, 2017, to pay their respects to Brother Kenneth Muhammad (Hayes), who joined the ancestors May 4 at Harlem Hospital.

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.

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