90% of Americans have prayed for healing, study finds

When Americans experience health problems, they don't just rely on doctors and medications. A new study found that most Americans have turned to prayer to heal themselves and others.

Acclaimed sculptor Inge Hardison passes at 102

The bronze bust of Robinson Robinson at Bradhurst near 147th Street is just one of Hardison’s sculptures of famous personalities and others, who she termed, “Our folks.”

Amity Baptist Church celebrates its 100th anniversary

Amity Baptist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary in April with a series of events from April 16 to 24.

Sister Student Minister Ava Muhammad speaks to the people

The National Spokesperson for Nation of Islam’s Minister Louis Farrakhan addressed the people by webcast screened at Mosque Number 7.

Popular revolutionary Will Reese passes

Many people gladly accepted copies of Revolution, the newspaper of the Revolutionary Community Party, from Will Reese.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. —‘I’ve seen the Promised Land’

Monday, April 4, is the 48th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn., as he stood on the balcony of Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel.

Phife Dawg, of A Tribe Called Quest, dead at 45

Marrying rap music and hip-hop culture to sports and pop culture at-large doesn’t seem like a big deal now. It’s expected. It’s considered passé in certain ways.

Remembering Phife Dawg

Rapper Malik Taylor, better known to fans as Phife Dawg of the group A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday of complications from diabetes.

Nation of Islam students return to the United Nations

For the second year in a row, students from Muhammad’s University of Islam in Chicago attended the National High School Model U.N. conference held in New York City.

Female HBCU presidents to speak at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Two women who serve as presidents of historically Black colleges are speaking at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church on Sunday during the church's 63rd Women’s Day Celebration.

Black History Month: We are the ones

On Aug. 9, 1978, the late poet and political activist June Jordan read a poem at the United Nations titled “Poem for South African-Women.

Tony Burton, trainer in 'Rocky' films, dies at 78

Tony Burton, the actor who played trainer Tony "Duke" Evers in the "Rocky" films, died Thursday, his sister Loretta Kelley said. He was 78.

Assemblywoman Barbara M. Clark dies at age 76

Queens Assemblywoman Barbara M. Clark has died Monday.

Two losses and a gain for Black journalism

Black journalism was dealt a double blow recently with the sudden death of Michael Feeney and the passing of Acel Moore, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Prince protege Vanity dies at 57

Denise Matthews, who as Vanity fronted the group Vanity 6 but was best known for her collaboration with Prince, has died at a hospital in Fremont, California.