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VIDEO: Min. Abdul Hafeez Muahmmad remembered dring funeral prayer services

The national Janazah (funeral prayer) for late Student Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad is being live streamed on Sunday, April 19 from the headquarters for the Nation of Islam, Mosque Maryam, in Chicago.

Legendary choreographer, dancer, director Louis Johnson passes

Louis Johnson, the legendary choreographer, dancer, director who did it all—ballet, modern, jazz, Broadway, opera and film—even as he generously taught and mentored countless young, gifted and aspiring talents, passed away March 31, at the age of 90.

New York’s Min. Abdul Hafeez Muhammad transitions due to coronavirus

Student Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad has died from coronavirus.

Noted author Grace F. Edwards dies at 87

There is a passage in “The Viaduct” that is vintage Grace F. Edwards.

Earl Graves Sr., Black Enterprise founder dies

Black Enterprise founder Earl G. Graves Sr. passed away late Monday evening at the age of 85.

Remembering the unforgettable Bill Withers

t was five years ago in October at Carnegie Hall that I last saw Bill Withers.

African Americans who have died of COVID-19

The inaccurate internet memes and false online conspiracies that “Blacks can’t get coronavirus” are contrary to reality. African Americans are not immune to COVID-19.

Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85

Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus

COVID-19: Black churches employ innovation to worship during a pandemic

Black churches in America have faced the challenges of wars, arson and racism written into the law.

Rev. Joseph Lowery, civil rights icon, is dead at 98

In February 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was in jail, he issued a statement to his associates about plans and strategies to pursue.

Al Sharpton urging faith leaders to discontinue services for Palm Sunday and Holy Week leading into Easter

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton convened a call with the heads of the nation’s largest historically Black religious denominations and other faith leaders to call on clergy to refrain from having church services as we head into Palm Sunday ...

Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday

Beloved Harlem pastor dies of coronavirus

The longtime pastor of Harlem’s Macedonia Baptist Church, Reverend Isaac Graham, passed away Sunday after a short but intense battle with coronavirus.

COVID-19 is redefining church

As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) rises across the nation, social distancing is being promoted as a means of prevention and large crowds are being deterred.

Airicka Gordon-Taylor, Emmett Till’s cousin and activist passes

Three years ago when author and scholar Timothy Tyson published his book “The Blood of Emmett Till,” it further confirmed that Carolyn Bryant Donham lied about the incident that led up to Till’s lynching, and that was all Airicka Gordon-Taylor ...