Have a blessed journey home, Theresa Freeman

Friends and family gathered to say goodbye to Democratic Party leader, district leader, committee woman and community activist the Honorable Theresa Freeman.

Pastor Jamaal Bernard opens Christian Cultural Center on Long Island

On Feb. 15, Pastor Jamaal Bernard Sr. will open Long Island’s new Christian Cultural Center at the UpSky Long Island Hotel

Distinguished Dr. Gene-Ann Polk Horne memorialized

Dr. Gene-Ann Polk Horne passed Jan. 3, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was 88 and lived in Lafayette Hill, Pa.

Cherry Lou Jenkins, 92, passes

Cherry Lou Jenkins entered into eternal rest at her home in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, Jan. 22. Jenkins was a retired caregiver. She was 92 years old.

‘Je Suis Jean-Claude’

“Yes, my friends. I guess we are all Charlie. Praying for a better world … Love, Jean-Claude.”

Celebrating the life of Sister Samiya Hameeda Abdullah, aka Goldii

Relatives, friends, extended family members and supporters from the Islamic community gathered at the City of Brotherly Love’s Kingsessing Recreation Center to acknowledge the 37th anniversary of the physical birth of Sister Samiya Hameed Abdullah, aka Goldii.

Republican stalwart Edward Brooke III dead at 95

Attaining firsts were hallmarks in Sen. Edward Brooke’s remarkable political odyssey, but they were not among his most cherished milestones.

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.