Gospel legend Andrae Crouch passes at 72

Gospel legend Andrae Crouch has died, according to reports.

What would Sonny Abubadika Carson do?

The nation is in a mobilized, anti-police violence uproar.

Malcolm X aide Brother Abdullah Abdur-Razzaq joins the ancestors

Brother Abdullah H. Abdur-Razzaq, formerly known as James 67X, a lieutenant to Minister Malcolm X while at the Nation of Islam’s Temple No. 7 in Harlem during the late 1950s and early 1960s, was funeralized last week at Interboro Funeral ...

Marion Barry passes at age 78

Former Washington, D.C. mayor and civil right pioneer Marion Barry has died.

Homegoing details for Jonathan Hicks

A wake will be held for the late Jonathan Hicks Friday, Nov. 14, at Bethany Baptist Church, located at 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd. in Brooklyn.

The Rev. Marilyn Ava Jolley ordained into the gospel ministry

Sunday, Nov. 2, there was a great celebration at First Baptist Church of Crown Heights as Minister Marilyn Ava Jolley was ordained into the gospel ministry by the Rev. Dr. Clarence Norman Sr.

The Rev. Myles Munroe dies in horrific plane crash

A jet plane carrying the Rev. Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth, crashed in the Bahamas Sunday, killing everyone on board.

Noted journalist and AmNews columnist Jonathan Hicks makes his transition

In one of his last columns for the Amsterdam News, Jonathan P. Hicks did as he had always done—provide readers with the best information, this time on the outbreak of the Ebola virus.

Community outraged over Leroy Baylor’s WHCR ouster

Local grassroots supporters are speaking out against the banning of WHCR radio host Leroy Baylor, who was taken off their airwaves back in July amid allegations of anti-Semitism.

Rev. Vernon Williams remarries bride in Harlem

The Rev. Vernon Williams and evangelist Gail Y. Williams held a remarriage ceremony.

Passing of Giants of the Human Spirit

If they ever tell my story, let them say I walked with giants.

Farrakhan alleges US government created Ebola for population control

In a recent issue of Final Call, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan charged that U.S. scientists are concocting deadly diseases, with the primary purpose to “depopulate the world of Black people.”

Harold Hambrick: Entrepreneurial visionary and empowerment advocate saluted

In a moving funeral service Friday in Los Angeles, scores of leaders in the arts, culture, clergy, education, politics and business joined professionals and grateful residents to salute Harold Hambrick, an entrepreneurial visionary, community griot and strategist for the poor ...

Five Percenters commemorate 50th anniversary

During the past couple weeks, various local events have commemorated the establishment of the Five Percenters, a.k.a. Nation of Gods & Earths, a half century ago.

Eladia Riggs Bing makes her transition

Eladia Riggs Bing passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 following a lengthy battle with Stage 4 cancer. She was 73.