Gideon Manasseh, photographer and educator, passes at 77

Celebrated Amsterdam News Photographer and teacher Gideon Manasseh makes his transition.

George Curry—A personal reflection

Given George Curry’s international impact on the world of journalism we can expect a long list of encomiums, all of them warranted and all needed in the attempt to capture the totality of his remarkable odyssey.

VIDEO: Funeral services for late journalist George Curry

George Edward Curry, a media pioneer and longtime advocate for the black press and civil rights, will be laid to rest Saturday, Aug. 27 in his hometown on Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Civil rights journalist and Black press columnist George Curry dead at 69

Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday, August 20. He was ...

Tribute to Simone Moore—Sunrise, July 26, 1966; sunset, August 10, 2016

It is with a profound sense of sorrow, pain and anguish that the family of Colin A. Moore announces the sudden and untimely passing of his beloved daughter, Simone Moore.

Marion Christopher Barry, son of the former D.C. mayor, dies of an overdose

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the late mayor of Washington, D.C., has died of an apparent drug overdose.

Dr. Sebi dies in custody of Honduran jailers

Tributes and accolades came in thick and fast when news broke Saturday evening that the renowned herbalist, alternative medicine practitioner and healer, Dr. Sebi, had made his transition Aug. 6.

Dr. Sebi dies in Honduran police custody

Tributes and accolades came in thick and fast when news broke on Saturday, that the renown herbalist, alternative medicine practitioner and healer – Dr. Sebi – had made his transition on Saturday, 6th August, Honduras, Central America.

Acclaimed author James Alan McPherson Jr. dies at 72

During my brief stay in Iowa City and teaching at the university there, I had several opportunities to spend time with the author James Alan McPherson.

The Rev. Grace Ogunwuyi ninth annual Prayer Summit 2016 held at Baptist House of Prayer

This month the Fruit of Increase Ministries honored community people at their Prayer Summit. Bishop Lamar Williams was keynote speaker.

Alelia Murphy, 111 and counting

Alelia Murphy was born July 6, 1905. She is the last living of 12 siblings. Her immediate family consists of two children, Frederick and Rose; three granddaughters, Annette, Nefer and Crystal; and six talented great-grandchildren, Dawayad, Taquan, Heru-Ahkety, Saut, Seba ...

Vaughn Harper’s ‘Quiet Storm’ evoked at his homegoing

“He came with game,” media master Imhotep Gary Byrd began in his eulogy of Vaughn Harper Saturday afternoon at Riverside Church.

Eugene Giscombe, ‘Mayor of 125th Street,’ passes at 76

Tuesday, a group of people involved in making a documentary on the history of the Apollo Theater were discussing various people to be contacted for the project.

Vaughn Harper, the voice of the ‘Quiet Storm’ is stilled

Vaughn Harper’s mellifluous voice that matched the melodious music he dispensed was a staple on WBLS radio for years.

The role Black churches must play in assisting at-risk children

By Dr. D. L. Waters