Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first Black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.
Funeral arrangements are set for the late Aretha Franklin.
The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died Thursday according to reports after battling with illness. She was 76.
It was a shock Monday morning, Aug. 6, when the West Indian American Day Carnival Association announced the sudden passing of their president, William Howard—just a month away from New York’s massive annual Sept.1 to Sept. 3 carnival.
Beverly A. Moorehead, mother of Dr. Brenda M. Greene, JoAnn and Dennis Adams and Lori Moorehead, and grandmother of rapper Talib Kweli, passed away last week.
Whether on the streets of Oakland, in the Marines or on the floor in Congress, Ron Dellums was a fighter. The same tenacity he demonstrated as a youth when he was assailed by a bully who called him a “dirty ...
John Clinton Grinage was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 19, 1928, at St. Mary’s Hospital to Luther and Viola Grinage. He was the sole offspring of that union. Grinage’s father was a professional boxer in Belize during the 1920s and ...
Funeral services for late community activist Beverly Alston were held Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. Mourners packed the church to remember the woman known as a Harlem icon.
Elbert "Big Man" Howard, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party who served as newspaper editor, information officer and logistics genius behind the group's popular social programs, has died at age 80.
Dr. Theo Ben Gurirab, Namibia’s first foreign minister and second prime minister who was, according to Namibia’s President Hage Geingob, “a comrade and giant of the Namibian struggle for liberation,” died Saturday, July 14, 2018, after a long illness at ...
Constance (Connie) Emma Gray Wright was a lifelong resident of Harlem. The second child of Lloyd Emerson Gray and Helen Consuelo Stannard Gray, she was born at her parents’ home at 564 Lenox Ave.
Funeral services for late community activist Beverly Alston were held Tuesday at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
One year after the killing of NYPD Detective Miosotis Familia, family members, law enforcement and the community came together in the Bronx last week to make sure her name will always be remembered.
Activist and Harlem icon Beverly Alston has died.
Harlem’s St. Stephen AME hosted a church dedication service honoring service to the community from 1965 to the present.