Educator Stan Kinard makes his transition

This past weekend educator and activist Stan Kinard made his transition after a long battle with cancer.

IN MEMORIAM: Gloria Irene Williams Norman Clark

Dr. Mrs. Gloria Irene Williams Norman Clark passed away peacefully at home on April 3, 2019.

Nipsey Hussle’s memorial service to be held at Staples Center: report

The funeral service for slain rapper, Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom, is set to be held Thursday at the Staples Center, according to a report from TMZ.

Trailblazing lighting designer Shirley Prendergast passes

Shirley Prendergast departed this life to join the ancestors on Feb. 26, 2019.

Dr. John Marshall Kilimanjaro Sr., 1930-2019

Dr. John Marshall Kilimanjaro (né Stevenson) Sr., professor, civil rights activist, trailblazing newspaper founder and publisher of the Carolina Peacemaker, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Hospice of the Piedmont in High Point, N.C. John was born on ...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle dead at 33

Rapper Nipsey Hussle has reportedly died in a shooting in Los Angeles Sunday afternoon.

Thoughts on my mother’s passing

It is with deep sorrow that we share news of the passing of Ruby Martha Daniels on March 13, 2019, at the age of 85.

Radio legend, Bob Slade, passes

Famed New York radio personality Bob Slade has passed away.

‘Sacred Sites Open House’ tour celebrates NY’s diverse houses of worship

New Yorkers travel the world to experience beautiful art, architecture, music and history. During The New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Annual Sacred Sites Open House (May 18 & 19, 2019), New York’s world-class houses of worship offer this experience at your ...

Arthur ‘Lumumba’ Grant is memorialized in Harlem

Gathered was a fine turnout of activist, academic, social and religious notables who came out to the service for grassroots advocate Arthur ‘Lumumba’ Grant at Harlem’s Unity Funeral Chapel Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Security stepped up at local mosques after massacre in New Zealand

Fears continue to linger in the city’s Islamic community after last week’s deadly massacre at a mosque in Christchurch, NZ.

A Harlem and military salute for Donald Eaton Jr.

On Saturday, March 9, family and friends of Donald Eaton gave the beloved father, grandfather and former 17th Bombardier Wing Group veteran, a royal send-off.

This far by faith: Elease Cooke turns 100

Mrs. Elease Cooke celebrated her 100th birthday Feb. 15, 2019. The special centennial celebration took place Saturday, Feb. 16 in the community room of the Isabella Center in Manhattan.

Legendary fusion musician Edwin Birdsong joins the ancestors

Many associates, family and fans of influential musician Edwin Birdsong were saddened as they learned that he had transitioned on to the ancestral realm Monday, Jan. 21, in Los Angeles.

Black History Month celebrated with town hall meeting in Staten Island

Black community leaders in Staten Island came together Saturday, Feb. 23, for the 14th annual Staten Island Black History Town Hall Meeting in Stapleton. Leaders from various groups discussed emerging Black leaders in Staten Island’s Black community.