New York DJ Vaughn Harper of WBLS ‘Quiet Storm’ dies at 71

Legendary DJ Vaughn Harper, host of radio show “Quiet Storm” has died.

Famed Tuskegee Airman and educator, Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. passes at 94

National war hero and New York City educator Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. has died.

Accused killer of Harlem hip-hop legend murdered

Gerard Woodley, 46, was shot and killed at approximately 11:17 p.m., Thursday, June 23, in front of his Harlem home at 106 W. 139th St., near Malcolm X Blvd.

A month of remembrance for the Emanuel victims

Summer is normally filled with laughter, fun and sunny days. However, for the local residents of Charleston, S.C., this year’s month of June marks the one-year anniversary of the massacre of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

NY comrades celebrate Sister Afeni Shakur’s life

Just two days after the 45th anniversary of when Afeni Shakur gave birth to her son, Tupac Amaru Shakur, in Harlem, many of her relatives, Black Panther Party comrades and other friends paid homage to her legacy during a memorial ...

Prayer vigil held in aftermath of alleged hate crimes against Staten Island churches

On Wednesday, Rev. Dr. Demetrius Carolina, Pastor of First Central Baptist Church in Staten Island called for a noon prayer vigil.

Poet/healer Stephanie Alston-Nero transitions at 61

In search of the ancestral, whether physically or spiritually, was a mission that consumed the being of Stephanie Alston-Nero.

Ali, a man of faith for the ages

If the funeral services for Muhammad Ali last Friday in Louisville, Ky., seemed interminably long,

Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all time

The last of the greatest heroes passed away June 3, 2016, in Scottsdale, Ariz., because of respiratory problems and septic shock.

Why Muhammad Ali was 'the greatest' American Muslim

It was a fitting end to this country's most famous Muslim life: Family and friends around the bed of Muhammad Ali, the boxer whose conversion to Islam decades ago sent countless seekers and sportswriters scrambling in search of a Quran.

Muhammad Ali: Boxing legend, activist and 'The Greatest' to a world of fans

His hands and his mouth were furiously fast. His skill as a boxer made him "The Greatest" in his mind and in the minds of many others.

Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest,' dies at 74

Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer who proclaimed himself "The Greatest" and was among the most famous and beloved athletes on the planet, died Friday in Phoenix, a family spokesman said.

Gil Noble remembered at CEMOTAP

In a tribute to the late Gil Noble last Saturday at CEMOTAP, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, one of several speakers, told the audience that the gathering was a family affair.

Ma’oon Inc. and Newark Symphony Hall presents 2016 Qur’an Competition

Newark Symphony Hall and Ma’oon Inc. present "Path Towards Understanding Quran Through Recitation & Competition on Sunday, June 12 from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Newark Symphony Hall located at 1030 Broad Street in Newark, NJ.

Revolutionary Will Reese celebrated in Harlem

Noted activist Will Reese was memorialized at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Harlem May 14, 2016. The well-known communist died in February this year after a four-year battle with cancer.