Dr. Yosef Alfredo Antonio ben-Jochannan (Dr. Ben) was the preeminent “Multi-Genius of Our Time.”
The good reverend joined the ancestors after attending Easter services at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Durham, N.C. He died of an apparent heart attack at the Duke University Medical Center. He was 96.
As family and friends prepare to commemorate the lifelong achievements of renowned factologist, Dr. Yosef A. A. ben-Jochannan, affectionately known as “Dr. Ben,” at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, thousands from all walks of life are expected to attend.
Norman is a multifaceted and caring individual with extensive training and commitment in areas that affect the community.
World-renowned Egyptologist, Grand Kemetician Dr. Yosef Alfredo Antonio ben-Jochannan, affectionately known as “Dr. Ben,” will be laid to rest April 10 at Ferncliff Cemetery in Ardsley, N.Y., after a service at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church.
Toward the front of the headquarters of the National Action Network in Harlem, there is a chair—no, a throne—that was placed there for the venerable Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan.
Thursday, March 12, the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic organized its first ever program “Ain’t I a Leader? Women in the Pulpit,” presented by the Interchurch Center and hosted by its president and executive director, Paula Mayo.
After being bed-ridden and placed in a specialized care unit at the Bay Park Nursing Home for the past several weeks, legendary Kemetaphysician Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan, a.k.a. Dr. Ben, transitioned.
President Barack Obama said that he was one of the Rev. Willie T. Barrow’s godchildren, “and I have worked hard to live up to her example.” Such has been the lot of many of Barrow’s many godchildren, all of whom ...
This past Saturday, churchgoers from the First Central Baptist Church on Staten Island put on their glad rags to celebrate the 10th anniversary Banquet for the Rev. Dr. Demetrius S. Carolina Sr.
Albert Maysles made intense, oft-discussed and legendary films with his brother David, including “Grey Gardens” and “Gimme Shelter,” that pushed the boundaries of fantasy and reality. Last week, Albert Maysles passed away in his Manhattan home. He was 88.
Jazz lovers came out in droves to the homegoing of famed jazz trumpeter Clark Terry. The service took place at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, after Terry “peacefully went home to God on Saturday, Feb. 21 in Pine Bluff, Ark., ...
Veryl L. Harvey was born Sept. 11, 1930, to Douglas and Elizabeth Bannister in Baltimore, Md. She was educated in the Baltimore public school system and graduated from Douglas High in 1948.
The 85th annual Saviours’ Day celebration kicked off last Friday as the start of a three-day holiday weekend. This year’s theme was “The Intensifying Universal Cry for Justice.”
As we move into the final week of Black History Month and African-Americans cheer the victory of “Glory” at the recent Academy Awards ceremony after many have commemorated the life and legacy of Malcolm X, we pause now for a ...