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
Chico Hamilton, the composer and drummer whose cool melodic sound kept jazz audiences attentive for over six decades, died on Nov. 25. He was 92. Hamilton’s publicist April Thibeault noted that he died of natural causes at his home in ...
Sacrificing nourishment in favor of justice, participants of the “Fast for Families” campaign continued their demonstrations stressing the moral impact of the House of Representatives’ inaction on immigration reform. Their actions granted them a meeting with President Barack Obama and ...
A celebration of Hanukkah at Harlem’s Old Broadway Synagogue
Some of Harlem’s most renowned and esteemed individuals will gather at a memorial service for the late Rev. Dr. Eugene S. Callender on Dec. 7 at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
Dia Simms, chief operating officer of Combs Enterprise, is the keynote speaker for the Shiloh Baptist Church’s 100th anniversary gala