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Chokwe Lumumba NYC memorial this Saturday

Allies, comrades, family and friends of the uncompromising Chokwe Lumumba will convene at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church

Devoted activist-communicator J.D. Livingston passes

J.D. Livingston, the producer for Imhotep Gary Byrd’s radio shows, joined the ancestors last Friday at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx

Dr. King’s aide Clarence B. Jones honored in Harlem

On Thursday, Feb. 27, one of King’s close confidants, Dr. Clarence Benjamin Jones, and Convent Avenue Baptist Church’s Senior Pastor Rev. Jesse T. Williams Jr., were presented with the distinguished 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Award at Williams’ church.

Was Chokwe Lumumba murdered?

The Feb. 25 passing of Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba shocked many of his close comrades as circumstances about his death still remain unclear.

Concord Baptist Church honors Brooklyn’s new borough president

The newly elected first Black borough president of Brooklyn, Eric Adams, was honored at a lavish banquet given by the William Moss Brotherhood Ministry of the Historic Concord Baptist Church of Christ on Friday, Feb. 28 in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell passes at 93

Fashion industry pioneer and newspaper publisher, Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell, remembered as trailblazer

Saying goodbye and thank you to the ‘judicial genius’ Chokwe Lumumba

This weekend, there will be memorial and funeral services held in Jackson, Miss., in celebration of the life of the honorable Lumumba.

Intergenerational Black History celebration at senior center

The intergenerational Black History celebration between the seniors of Stuyvesant Heights Neighborhood Center and eighth-grade students at Sankofa International Academy in Bed-Stuy demonstrated a reciprocal bond fostered by love, respect and value for cultural history.

New York Landmarks Conservancy awards Sacred Sites Grants

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced that 13 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $200,000 have been awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York

New York City Schools Now Observe Lunar New Year as a Holiday

Lawmakers announced the passage of legislation that would allow New York City schools to be closed on the Lunar New Year holiday. The announcement was made at the headquarters of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in Manhattan, just blocks from ...

Former human rights activist, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba joins the ancestors

Jackson, Miss., Mayor, prominent attorney and former human rights activist, Chokwe Lumumba died Tuesday.

Gregory Kane, former columnist for several Baltimore newspapers, dies at 62

Gregory Kane, former columnist for several Baltimore newspapers, dies at 62

MAXJAZZ founder Richard McDonnell dies

Richard McDonnell, who started the small independent record label MAXJAZZ in his living room in St. Louis and went on to gain international attention in the jazz world, died on Feb. 8 at St. Louis University Hospital.

Celebrity mixologist Darryl Robinson passes

Reports indicate that celebrity mixologist and Cooking Channel star Darryl Robinson was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Feb. 5.

Malcolm X: The price of freedom is death

Friday, Feb. 21 marks 49 years since a hit squad of cold-blooded assassins aired out the Audubon Ballroom stage, expiring the physical life of Black Nationalist advocate El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, aka Malcolm X