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Local mosque holds Eid celebrations in the Bronx

Friday, June 15, Muslims celebrated the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

Dorothy Cotton was the personification of the brave civil rights activist

In the annals of the Civil Rights Movement, there is a photo of eight stalwarts in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young, James Bevel and Hosea Williams. Only one of them is a ...

Community celebrates 108 years of the Friendship Baptist Church

This past weekend the Brooklyn community came out to celebrate 108 years of the historic Friendship Baptist Church.

Attorney Lewis Myers Jr., ‘the people’s lawyer,’ dead at 70

A coterie of African-American revolutionaries and civil rights activists were recipients of the wise counseling of attorney Lewis Myers Jr., including the Rev. Jesse Jackson Jr., Assata Shakur and his good friend, Min. Louis Farrakhan.

Denny Farrell laid to rest

Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr., Manhattan native and politician leader, was an important representation in the Democratic Party, serving in the New York State Assembly from 1975 to 2017.

Farrakhan loses eldest son

The Nation mourns the passing of Louis Farrakhan Jr., the oldest child of the leader of the Nation of Islam, Min. Louis Farrakhan, and Mother Khadijah Farrakhan.

Farrakhan loses eldest son

The Nation mourns the passing of Louis Farrakhan Jr., the oldest child of the leader of the Nation of Islam, Min. Louis Farrakhan, and Mother Khadijah Farrakhan.

From Wall Street to the pulpit

Before becoming involved in the clergy, the Rev. Nigel A. Pearce had his own firm on Wall Street. However, it was a higher power that led him to become one of Uptown’s key religious figures.

Pioneering military woman, attorney and cleric, Dovey Johnson Roundtree, passes at 104

Described by some as a “one-woman legal aid society,” Dovey Johnson Roundtree shattered several color and gender barriers in her long and productive career.

Herman D. ‘Denny’ Farrell, gentleman and beloved politician, dies at 86

Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. might have evinced an aristocratic presence, but his constituents knew him as a political leader of deep conviction and integrity during his 42 years in office.

Funeral services announced for late Assemblyman Herman 'Denny' Farrell

Funeral services for late Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell have been announced.

PHOTOS: Herman 'Denny' Farrell through the years

Former New York State Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell has died.

Former Assemblyman Herman ‘Denny’ Farrell Jr. dies

Former Assemblyman Herman Farrell Jr. has died, the governor’s office announced Saturday.

Prince Joshua Avitto gets verdict and center

Just three working days after the opening of The Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center in East New York Brooklyn, the sentence was announced for the man convicted in the child’s 2014 death.