The New York Chapter of the Union of the Black Episcopalians and the Anti-Racism Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York are pleased to present a celebration of the life of blessed Absalom Jones.
Louise A. Warren of Stone Mountain, Ga., previously of Indianapolis, was stylish, classy and fearless. She breathed and walked with charm and grace. She was a child of God.
Beloved educator, church elder and musician Yolanda Gross has died. She is best remembered by family and friends for her humor, wit and her habit of giving back to her community. She passed away on Jan. 19 after an illness ...
Roy Campbell Jr. was known for wearing his baseball caps pulled down and his rigorous trumpet sound
A cadre of activists, artists, intellectuals, politicians and revolutionaries convened at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., last Friday evening, then again at Newark’s Symphony Hall on Saturday morning to pay homage to the lifetime accomplishments of hometown hero ...
Memorial services for 4-year-old torture victim Myls Dobson took place at Harlem’s First Corinthian Baptist Church
Civil rights pioneer Carlotta Walls LaNier, the youngest member of the the “Little Rock Nine,” will tell the story of her participation in a pivotal moment of civil rights history in a free talk on the campus of the University ...
Amiri Baraka died Thursday afternoon in Newark, N.J., where he was born and lived most of his life.
ope Francis named his first batch of cardinals
Famed writer Amiri Baraka passes away in New Jersey at age 79
Family and friends gathered for three days to celebrate the life of John Watusi Branch.
Dr. W. V. Cordice Jr. was a quiet, unassuming man of great humility, but he was also a talented surgeon who knew exactly what to do when faced with a crisis.
Dwayne Burno, one of the more creative bassists of his generation who explored the full realm of the jazz idiom—a practice that allowed him to handle any musical challenge as a band leader or first call bassist—died on Dec. 28, ...
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Dec. 17 was the anniversary of the death of Hubert Harrison.