The Rev. Grace Ogunwuyi is the executive director of Fruit of Increase Ministries, which just held its annual prayer summit.
A coalition of Muslim groups launched an online fundraising campaign to help rebuild the Southern Black churches that have been either burned to the ground or severely damaged by fire in the aftermath of a white gunman killing nine Black ...
For activists and reporters during the 1987 Howard Beach murder trial, Richard Mangum was indispensable. His role in the historic trial as part of the prosecution team headed by Special Prosecutor Charles Hynes was as a liaison to the media, ...
There were 11 of us in the audience at the Minor Key in 1960 in Detroit when Ornette Coleman and his quartet showed up for a weeklong engagement.
Hundreds packed the First African Methodist Episcopal Bethel church in Harlem Wednesday night to memorialize the nine people who were gundown during a Bible study session at a prominent historical black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
At 103, Dr. Amelia Boynton Robinson may be physically limited and confined to a wheelchair, but her spirit, inspiration and memories are as fresh and rewarding as they were during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, when her legend ...
At Northwestern High School in the 1960s, Henry Carr was called the “Gray Ghost” because of his amazing speed in track. But later in life, after becoming a Jehovah’s Witness, he was most interested in the Holy Ghost, in reading ...
In the wake of the South Carolina Black church massacre where nine people were killed, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday an increase of police presence at many of the city’s Black churches.
Audrey Pauline Thorne, a 65-year member of the Greater New York Links, transitioned into eternal rest May 2 at her home on La Guardia Place in lower Manhattan.
Hundreds of people came out to celebrate sterling pioneering educator Ollie McClean, who passed away Tuesday, May 26.
Bob Belden, the multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, writer and A&R man who consistently extended the boundaries of jazz, died May 20 at Manhattan’s Lenox Hill Hospital.
Grassroots activists and lifelong comrades of a legendary Pan-Africanist and community stalwart filed into Brooklyn’s Restoration Plaza, 1368 Harriet Tubman Blvd., Saturday, May 16 to honor the legacy Elombe Brath, who devoted his entire life to liberating his people.
After battling an illness, wonderful educator Ollie McClean passed away May 26.
Saturday, May 16, the late educator and activist Herman Ferguson was celebrated at a memorial tribute hosted by the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee at the Rev. Herbert Daughtry’s historic House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn.
Ethel J. Griffin ESQ was the first African-American and longest serving public administrator of the county of New York City since being appointed to this position in 1988.