Dr. W. V. Cordice Jr. was a quiet, unassuming man of great humility, but he was also a talented surgeon who knew exactly what to do when faced with a crisis.
Dwayne Burno, one of the more creative bassists of his generation who explored the full realm of the jazz idiom—a practice that allowed him to handle any musical challenge as a band leader or first call bassist—died on Dec. 28, ...
Watch night services in New York City.
Dec. 17 was the anniversary of the death of Hubert Harrison.
A fixture in the Harlem community, the beloved Presbyterian minister died on Nov. 2 at the age of 87.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was one of most prolific leaders of the 20th century.
Fred Benjamin, a renowned dancer, teacher, choreographer, mentor and icon in the jazz dance world, died on Saturday, Dec. 14 after a very long illness.
The flags that fly over City Hall and government buildings across the state were at half-staff
his heart has circled the globe
I was at the John F. Kennedy Airport when Nelson and Winnie Mandela, along with members of the African National Congress (ANC), landed at the airport
Remembering when Robert J. Brown arranged for me to be one of the first to interview Mandela and to act as his personal secretary after his early release from prison
Funeral services for Queen Mother Sylvia Marion Parousia Pauline Jordan Purcell
Nelson Mandela’s unifying spirit reached all the way to New York City last Saturday at the National Action Network
A video tribute to Nelson Mandela by poetess Maya Angelou
There are many who stress the pacifist message with which South Africa’s Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) emerged from prison in 1990, while few put an emphasis on his rebellion against apartheid