It has been over one week since my good friend Larry Hardesty of ESPN contacted me, deeply shaken, to share and confirm the passing of Marcus Henry.
Lawrence Hamilton, an elegant and commanding musical theater artist and one of Broadway’s leading men, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday, April 3 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City due to complications following bypass surgery. He was 59.
Going home services for community activist Obalewa “Brother Oba” Abileye were conducted on the evening of March 11 at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church, 415 Atlantic Ave. A legion of admirers, cultural comrades, family members and friends packed the ...
One of Harlem’s own, dancer, choreographer and instructor Joan Miller, died at 78.
Pastor James David Manning of ATLAH World Missionary Church in Harlem continues to make headlines over his controversial anti-gay messages on his marquee
Bishop Kenneth Olin Robinson died in February, and his home going service was this weekend
The lifetime achievements of elected revolutionary Chokwe Lumumba, who became an ancestor on Feb. 25, were commemorated on Saturday, March 29 at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church (415 Atlantic Ave.) as a legion of activists, comrades and relatives paid ...
The Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance (DBNA) Meditation Room inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center has officially opened after recent renovations
Allies, comrades, family and friends of the uncompromising Chokwe Lumumba will convene at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church
J.D. Livingston, the producer for Imhotep Gary Byrd’s radio shows, joined the ancestors last Friday at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx
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.
The Feb. 25 passing of Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba shocked many of his close comrades as circumstances about his death still remain unclear.
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.
Fashion industry pioneer and newspaper publisher, Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell, remembered as trailblazer
This weekend, there will be memorial and funeral services held in Jackson, Miss., in celebration of the life of the honorable Lumumba.