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.
The Central Family Life Center on Staten Island recently hosted a gala to celebrate the nonprofit organization’s 25th anniversary.
Carolyn Gross Norris passed away May 24, 2018, in Oneonta, N.Y. She was 73 years old and was the daughter of A. Stanley and Velma (Joell) Bascome.
Theodore Robert Stent, M.D. passed away peacefully at 94 years of age April 29, 2018, surrounded by his cherished wife Jean and his loving family.
Joseph “Joe” Jackson, the patriarch who launched the musical Jackson family dynasty, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital, a source close to the family tells CNN.
Friday, June 15, Muslims celebrated the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
In the annals of the Civil Rights Movement, there is a photo of eight stalwarts in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young, James Bevel and Hosea Williams. Only one of them is a ...
This past weekend the Brooklyn community came out to celebrate 108 years of the historic Friendship Baptist Church.
A coterie of African-American revolutionaries and civil rights activists were recipients of the wise counseling of attorney Lewis Myers Jr., including the Rev. Jesse Jackson Jr., Assata Shakur and his good friend, Min. Louis Farrakhan.