At a time when journalists were forbidden to travel to China, Cuba and the Soviet Union, William Worthy Jr. defied the U.S. State Department, grabbed his trusty typewriter and embarked on journeys to report the unreportable, interviewing several prominent Communist ...
The political world in New York continues to mourn the death of former New York state Sen. Catherine Abate.
Legendary poetess Maya Angelou was renowned in Africa much as she was beloved in the country of her birth.
The celebrated author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou died at 86.
On the very day his friends and comrades were celebrating the birthday of Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik El Shabazz), Elombe Brath was joining his fellow revolutionary on the other side of our struggle. Brath, 77, made his transition on ...
I was still reeling from the news that one of Detroit’s most remarkable freedom fighters, General Gordon Baker Jr., had joined the ancestors when in rapid succession, like a machine gun of sorrow, word came that the author Sam Greenlee ...
The political world in New York State continues to mourn the death of Catherine Abate.
A group called the Clergy Alliance to Save Abducted Nigerian Children announced that they will hold a daily prayer vigil at the Ralph Bunche Park
A memorial service for the esteemed attorney and civil servant Basil Alexander Paterson is scheduled for Thursday, May 29 at Riverside Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m.
Charles Rogers, a long-time entertainment columnist for this publication, died on April 29 at the Bishop Henry B. Hucles Nursing Home in Brooklyn.
Appropriately, the sonorous voice of Paul Robeson singing a “Balm in Gilead” opened the celebration of the life of his son, the younger Paul Robeson
In keeping with the tradition of President Harry Truman Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams declared May 1 as Brooklyn Day of Prayer
Rodney “Skip” Brice passed away this weekend at the age of 46.
Former prizefighter Rubin “Hurricane” Carter became an ancestor on Sunday, April 20
Paul Robeson Jr. 86, died last Saturday, April 26, in Jersey City, N.J.