Marrying rap music and hip-hop culture to sports and pop culture at-large doesn’t seem like a big deal now. It’s expected. It’s considered passé in certain ways.
Rapper Malik Taylor, better known to fans as Phife Dawg of the group A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday of complications from diabetes.
For the second year in a row, students from Muhammad’s University of Islam in Chicago attended the National High School Model U.N. conference held in New York City.
Two women who serve as presidents of historically Black colleges are speaking at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church on Sunday during the church's 63rd Women’s Day Celebration.
On Aug. 9, 1978, the late poet and political activist June Jordan read a poem at the United Nations titled “Poem for South African-Women.
Tony Burton, the actor who played trainer Tony "Duke" Evers in the "Rocky" films, died Thursday, his sister Loretta Kelley said. He was 78.
Queens Assemblywoman Barbara M. Clark has died Monday.
Black journalism was dealt a double blow recently with the sudden death of Michael Feeney and the passing of Acel Moore, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Denise Matthews, who as Vanity fronted the group Vanity 6 but was best known for her collaboration with Prince, has died at a hospital in Fremont, California.
Media professional and former New York Association of Black Journalists President Michael J. Feeney dedicated his life to journalism, bringing diversity to newsrooms and touching the lives of many in the profession.
On the 55th anniversary of his assassination, we take a look at Patrice Lumumba’s unparalleled legacy.
Funeral services were held recently for Dolores Eaton, mother of Geoffrey Eaton.
Memphis educator and civil rights advocate Frances Hooks has died.
On the 68th anniversary of his physical birth, a couple of Khalid Muhammad’s comrades reflected on his legacy.
Singer Natalie Cole was given a final send-off by her family and friends in Los Angeles on Monday in a service befitting an "unforgettable" artist.