Grammy award-winning singer and member of The Temptations Dennis Edwards has died, his wife, Brenda Edwards, confirmed to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
MLK Now, in its third consecutive year focused on the contributions of women to the modern movement for parity in the celebration of the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was held at Riverside Church Jan. 15, 2018, the ...
“My promise is to that part of you which is beyond and separate from definition of gender, race and all the sociological and political descriptions that hang from our limbs and rattle like the chains of Marley’s ghost,” Julius Lester ...
You could see Leslie Wyche coming a block away in Harlem, resplendent in his suit, sometimes a rakish hat and always a bobbing swagger.
Hugh Masekela’s trumpet, like his voice, was a relentless cry for freedom and liberation in his native South Africa.
In “Parting the Waters,” Taylor Branch’s monumental study of the Civil Rights Movement, there is a long column of citations of the Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker.
Civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker has died, according to reports.
From record low crime rates to record high job numbers, New York City is on the rise.
From California to South Africa, candles should be lit to commemorate the passing of gospel giant Edwin Hawkins and noted South African writer and activist Keorapetse Kgositsile, best known as “Willie.”
Monday, April 4, is the 48th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn., as he stood on the balcony of Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel.
On too many occasions, the problem composing a person’s obituary is the lack of information.
Harlem’s First Corinthians Baptist Church was packed Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, for the wake and funeral service for Erica Garner, 27, the mother-turned-activist who fought for justice for her father Eric Garner until her untimely early end.
After the infamous police killing of Eric Garner, his daughter, Erica Garner, dedicated her life to getting justice for her father along with leading young people in a movement condemning police violence. Garner died Saturday, Dec. 30, after suffering a ...
Staten Island’s Central Family Life Center fed those in need at the “There’s Room at the Inn” celebration Dec. 23.
From the melodious sound of the tune wafting through the J. Foster Phillips Funeral Home, to the words delivered by family members and dignitaries, to the endless gallery of photos flashing from a monitor, one thing was consistent in the ...