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.
Former police officer, beloved mother and entrepreneur, Eleanor McNeal Scott died March 31. Her family arranged her funeral at the Memorial Baptist Church in Harlem April 7.
The Rev. Daughtry family report back on Winnie Mandela’s funeral in South Africa
Crown Heights residents demand justice for Saheed Vassell
The Rev. Dr. James H. Cone, creator of Black Liberation Theology, passes at 79
Police shooting victim Saheed Vassell was laid to rest April 20 and April 21, 2018, at Saint Anthony Baptist Church in Brooklyn.
On April 6, one of America’s most distinguished choreographers, dancers, directors and teachers, Donald Cohen McKayle, born July 6, 1930, to Eva and Philip McKayle, died in Irvine, Calif., at the age of 87.
Winnie Mandela—She did not die, she multiplied
William Lewis Coffield was born June 22, 1918, in Hollywood, Fla., the sixth of nine children born to Benjamin Coffield Sr. and Isabell Sharpe.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the theater world lost a great light when Gertrude Hadley Jeannette made her transition. Jeannette, who most people knew as the founder, producer, director and one of the playwrights for the H.A.D.L.E.Y. (Harlem Artists Development League ...
Mama Winnie stood tall and made sure those who were being made invisible were kept visible in the eyes of South Africa and the world; those who were being silenced, she raised their voices.
Activists and tristate area people descended upon the Rev. Herbert and Dr. Karen Daughtry’s House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn Tuesday, April 10, 2018.
April 2, 2018, African people lost a true revolutionary warrior. Winnie Mandela’s name will carry on through in the lives of all Africans fighting for freedom and liberation.
Remembering Winnie Mandela
Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100