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Pioneering military woman, attorney and cleric, Dovey Johnson Roundtree, passes at 104

Described by some as a “one-woman legal aid society,” Dovey Johnson Roundtree shattered several color and gender barriers in her long and productive career.

Herman D. ‘Denny’ Farrell, gentleman and beloved politician, dies at 86

Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. might have evinced an aristocratic presence, but his constituents knew him as a political leader of deep conviction and integrity during his 42 years in office.

Funeral services announced for late Assemblyman Herman 'Denny' Farrell

Funeral services for late Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell have been announced.

PHOTOS: Herman 'Denny' Farrell through the years

Former New York State Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell has died.

Former Assemblyman Herman ‘Denny’ Farrell Jr. dies

Former Assemblyman Herman Farrell Jr. has died, the governor’s office announced Saturday.

Prince Joshua Avitto gets verdict and center

Just three working days after the opening of The Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center in East New York Brooklyn, the sentence was announced for the man convicted in the child’s 2014 death.

Eleanor McNeal Scott passes on

Former police officer, beloved mother and entrepreneur, Eleanor McNeal Scott died March 31. Her family arranged her funeral at the Memorial Baptist Church in Harlem April 7.

The Rev. Daughtry family report back on Winnie Mandela’s funeral in South Africa

The Rev. Daughtry family report back on Winnie Mandela’s funeral in South Africa

Crown Heights residents demand justice for Saheed Vassell 

Crown Heights residents demand justice for Saheed Vassell

The Rev. Dr. James H. Cone, creator of Black Liberation Theology, passes at 79

The Rev. Dr. James H. Cone, creator of Black Liberation Theology, passes at 79

Saheed Vassell laid to rest

Police shooting victim Saheed Vassell was laid to rest April 20 and April 21, 2018, at Saint Anthony Baptist Church in Brooklyn.

Donald McKayle, American dance icon, passes

On April 6, one of America’s most distinguished choreographers, dancers, directors and teachers, Donald Cohen McKayle, born July 6, 1930, to Eva and Philip McKayle, died in Irvine, Calif., at the age of 87.

Winnie Mandela—She did not die, she multiplied

Winnie Mandela—She did not die, she multiplied

Celebration of the life of Lewis Coffield, June 22, 1918-March 25, 2018

William Lewis Coffield was born June 22, 1918, in Hollywood, Fla., the sixth of nine children born to Benjamin Coffield Sr. and Isabell Sharpe.