“I never told him this, but he’s . . . everything I wanted to be,” said Dr. Derrick Griffith’s son, Darryus, as tears streamed down his face during a recent press conference. “My dad was everything to me. My dad ...
Saturday, May 16, the late educator and activist Herman Ferguson was celebrated at a memorial tribute hosted by the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee at the Rev. Herbert Daughtry’s historic House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn.
Ethel J. Griffin ESQ was the first African-American and longest serving public administrator of the county of New York City since being appointed to this position in 1988.
he celebration of what would have been the 90th birthday of slain international activist Malcolm X began with hundreds making the pilgrimage to the Ardsley gravesite, where the man also known as El-Haj Malik El-Shabazz is interred with his wife, ...
B.B. King, the anointed “King of the Blues,” who took the blues from the Mississippi cotton fields to mainstream America and the world stage, died May 14. He was 89.
Students, faculty and the community came together to remember Medgar Evers College dean Dr. Darrick Griffith at a candlelight vigil on the campus
“The blues people have been treated like the Blacks have been—unfairly, and for me it was almost like being black twice,” B.B. King once lamented.
Best known for his down-home style and recognizable guitar skills, blues legend B.B. KIng has died.
A capacity crowd of 600 filled St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Monday afternoon for hours to memorialize Harlem resident and famed recording artist Johnny Kemp.
With the recent reports of B.B. King being in hospice at home, some have already placed him with the ancestors.
Best known for the 1961 his song “Stand By Me, soul and R&B singer-songwriter Ben E. King has died. He was 76.
The honorable Chief Apostle William Lee Bonner, a spiritual leader and book author who built an international organization, landmark educational institutions and churches, and reached millions in his ministry, passed away Friday, April 3.
“The value of the Black woman is worth more than the value of the Earth.” This was the message of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, the national minister for the Nation of Islam, who addressed a national audience of women ...
It was fortuitous this past weekend to have Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan’s wake and viewing at the Abyssinian Baptist Church last Thursday right around the corner from the Reparations Summit, convened at the same time by the Institute of the ...
Reports indicate that R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died.