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Eleanor McNeal Scott passes on

Former police officer, beloved mother and entrepreneur, Eleanor McNeal Scott died March 31. Her family arranged her funeral at the Memorial Baptist Church in Harlem April 7.

The Rev. Daughtry family report back on Winnie Mandela’s funeral in South Africa

The Rev. Daughtry family report back on Winnie Mandela’s funeral in South Africa

Crown Heights residents demand justice for Saheed Vassell 

Crown Heights residents demand justice for Saheed Vassell

The Rev. Dr. James H. Cone, creator of Black Liberation Theology, passes at 79

The Rev. Dr. James H. Cone, creator of Black Liberation Theology, passes at 79

Saheed Vassell laid to rest

Police shooting victim Saheed Vassell was laid to rest April 20 and April 21, 2018, at Saint Anthony Baptist Church in Brooklyn.

Donald McKayle, American dance icon, passes

On April 6, one of America’s most distinguished choreographers, dancers, directors and teachers, Donald Cohen McKayle, born July 6, 1930, to Eva and Philip McKayle, died in Irvine, Calif., at the age of 87.

Winnie Mandela—She did not die, she multiplied

Winnie Mandela—She did not die, she multiplied

Celebration of the life of Lewis Coffield, June 22, 1918-March 25, 2018

William Lewis Coffield was born June 22, 1918, in Hollywood, Fla., the sixth of nine children born to Benjamin Coffield Sr. and Isabell Sharpe.

Theater legend Gertrude Hadley Jeannette, 103, passes

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the theater world lost a great light when Gertrude Hadley Jeannette made her transition. Jeannette, who most people knew as the founder, producer, director and one of the playwrights for the H.A.D.L.E.Y. (Harlem Artists Development League ...

Thank you, Mama Winnie Mandela, and farewell

Mama Winnie stood tall and made sure those who were being made invisible were kept visible in the eyes of South Africa and the world; those who were being silenced, she raised their voices.

Brooklyn says, ‘Salute Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Mother of the Nation’

Activists and tristate area people descended upon the Rev. Herbert and Dr. Karen Daughtry’s House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

Celebration of life, work and times of Winnie Mandela

April 2, 2018, African people lost a true revolutionary warrior. Winnie Mandela’s name will carry on through in the lives of all Africans fighting for freedom and liberation.

Remembering Winnie Mandela

Remembering Winnie Mandela

Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100

Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100

South African activist Winnie Mandela dies at age 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela, died today at age 81.

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