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United Palace House hosts The Gathering UPHI 2016: Reawaken Wonder

The fourth largest theater on Broadway, United Palace House of Inspiration, 4140 Broadway at 175th Street, opened its doors Friday, Sept. 30, for its third annual The Gathering UPHI, a multiday affair of creativity, connectivity and celebration to set the ...

Convent Avenue Baptist Church hosts HBCU fair

The African-American Experience Forum of Convent Avenue Baptist Church is sponsoring their annual HBCU College Fair Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NYC clergy to NYPD: VieVu’s body cameras won’t protect our communities

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Southern Baptist Church, a coalition of African-American clergy demanded a public discussion around the selection of VieVu as the vendor for the NYPD’s $6.4 million body camera contract.

NNPA mourns passing of William Garth Sr.

On behalf of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of William Garth Sr. who passed Friday, Sep. 23, 2016, in Chicago.

Trisco Pearson from the legendary Force M.D.’s joins the ancestors

Many people in the mature age range of their 40s and 50s were deeply saddened by the news that another member of the pioneering hip-hop act, Force M.D.’s, had become an ancestor Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.

Acclaimed author Gloria Naylor dies at 66

Author Gloria Naylor, whose stories chronicling the experiences of black women in the 1980s and 1990s drew wide acclaim, died at age 66.

Funeral services held for District Leader Johnnie Mae Johnson

Homegoing for the Hon. Johnnie Mae Johnson, 70th AD district leader, PTA president and Model Cities member. It was held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Harlem's Metropolitan Baptist Church.

A jazz tribute and flyover to Dr. Roscoe Brown Jr., renowned Tuskegee Airman and educator

Famed Tuskegee Airman and educator Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. made it abundantly clear that when he died, there were to be no funeral services. He insisted there be a jazz concert in his memory.

Member of Tuskegee Airmen, Dabney Montgomery, dies at 93

Before marching with Dr. King in Selma in 1965, Dabney Montgomery was a ground crewman for the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. Montgomery, 93, died of natural causes Saturday, according to his goddaughter, Marlene Patton.

Shelby Westbrook, Tuskegee Airman, dead at 94

Last month the famed Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe Brown joined the ancestors. Wednesday, Aug. 17, fellow airman Shelby Westbrook, died in Chicago.

Gideon Manasseh, photographer and educator, passes at 77

Celebrated Amsterdam News Photographer and teacher Gideon Manasseh makes his transition.

George Curry—A personal reflection

Given George Curry’s international impact on the world of journalism we can expect a long list of encomiums, all of them warranted and all needed in the attempt to capture the totality of his remarkable odyssey.

VIDEO: Funeral services for late journalist George Curry

George Edward Curry, a media pioneer and longtime advocate for the black press and civil rights, will be laid to rest Saturday, Aug. 27 in his hometown on Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Civil rights journalist and Black press columnist George Curry dead at 69

Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday, August 20. He was ...

Tribute to Simone Moore—Sunrise, July 26, 1966; sunset, August 10, 2016

It is with a profound sense of sorrow, pain and anguish that the family of Colin A. Moore announces the sudden and untimely passing of his beloved daughter, Simone Moore.