Remembering Winnie Mandela

Remembering Winnie Mandela

Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100

Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100

South African activist Winnie Mandela dies at age 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela, died today at age 81.

Les Payne, a truth-telling journalist, remembered

And so did the world of journalism and readers seeking truth-tellers, and as one of the church’s deacons cited, quoting from the New Testament, Payne “fought the good fight…finished the race and kept the faith.”

VIDEO: Funeral services for the late Les Payne

Watch the funeral service for late journalist and editor Les Payne at the Abyssinian Baptist Church.

Memorial service honored life and legacy of education advocate Marie K. Williams

Memorial service honored life and legacy of education advocate Marie K. Williams

Les Payne, noted journalist and a founder of NABJ, passes at 76

Leslie Payne was the consummate journalist, a reporter and editor of unimpeachable integrity, and he could regale you with story after story on the people he knew and covered during his remarkable career.

Memorial service to honor education advocate Marie K. Williams

Friends, family and admirers of education advocate Marie K. Williams will celebrate her life and legacy during a memorial service in her Mount Vernon hometown, Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Macedonia Baptist Church, located at 141 S. 9th Ave., from ...

Craig Mack has reportedly died at age 46

Another hip-hop legend has reportedly left us too soon. Craig Mack has reportedly died at age 46.

A tribute to a warrior—Dr. Sam Pinn

Brooklyn hosted a wonderful memorial tribute and celebration for hometown activist and teacher, Dr. Sam Pinn Jr., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Boys and Girls High School. Family, friends, colleagues, activists and musicians gathered to celebrate and honor his life ...

Anti-violence activist Rev. Vernon Williams dies at 59

Rev. Vernon Williams was a key figure is New York City's anti-violence movement often seen walking the streets at rallies and helping families who suffered loss by violence.

Black History Month celebrated in Staten Island

The Central Family Life Center on Staten Island held its Thirteenth Annual Staten Island Black History Town Hall Meeting last Saturday.

A tribute to a warrior, Dr. Sam Pinn Jr.

A tremendous memorial tribute and celebration was held for Brooklyn community advocate and stalwart, Dr. Sam Pinn Jr., Boys and Girls High School auditorium was filled with family, friends, colleagues, activists, musicians and elected officials giving honor to his life ...

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies at age 44

Bill Cosby's daughter, Ensa, who steadfastly supported her dad through his legal troubles, has died according to TMZ.

Funeral held for hero soldier who saved lives in tragic Bronx apartment fire

Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to a hero, who gave his life to save others.