The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc., one of only three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, recently headed to Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers not to abandon the nation’s poor.
A celebration of life memorial service was held for Kermit Eady on Tuesday at St. Mark AME Church in Jackson Heights.
Herbert Eugene Tatum Jr. was born May 28, 1928, in the Snow Hill Community, Sampson County, N.C., to the late Mittie Spell Tatum and Eugene Milton Tatum.
Reports indicate that actor Kristoff St. John has died. He was best known for his role on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless."
Charles J. Hynes, 83, who served 24 years as district attorney in the ‘Republic of Brooklyn’ died Tuesday evening at a Hospice in Deerfield Beach, Florida. According to news reports he had been in failing health for some time.
The former leader of the biggest public union in New York City has passed away.
Popular R&B singer James Ingram died on January 29 at age 66 at his home in Los Angeles.
Thursday, Jan. 17, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams hosted a celebration of life service in the Courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Hall in honor of Honorable Justice William C. Thompson.
Richard Overton, America’s oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112.
William C. Thompson Sr., a New Yorker who was a City Councilman, a State Supreme Court justice and Brooklyn’s first African-American state senator, died Christmas Eve.
Minutes after I heard that Nancy Wilson was dead I went online to YouTube to see and hear again her glorious majesty, the wondrous beauty of her voice.
Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning “song stylist” and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.
Tuesday evening, Dec. 11, McCall’s Bronxwood funeral home held its 21st annual Christmas Party, which is offered free to the community.
Considered a Queen Mother and a leader in the struggle and movement for freedom, justice and equality, Rosanell Eaton proved a true matriarch to many civil rights leaders — especially when it came to the fight against voter suppression.
Odyssey Impact, in conjunction with the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the Tau Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is hosting a free screening of the award-winning documentary “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” followed by a panel discussion.