Jacqueline Berrien and her husband, Peter, resided in Brooklyn. “Jackie,” as she was known, passed Nov. 9 at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore.
During the recent emergence of prominent African-American public intellectuals, Jerry Gafio Watts was rarely mentioned.
Watching Mal Whitfield run around the track in those grainy films from the late 1940s and early 1950s, he didn’t appear robust enough to even complete a race.
The church bells of West End Presbyterian Church ring out majestically every hour on the hour.
George Franklin Henry, who served on the Tuskegee Army Air Force and was a retired NYC firefighter, died.
Pianist and composer Allen Toussaint died of a heart attack in Madrid after a performance there at the Lara Theater.
Influential New Orleans songwriter, musician and producer Allen Toussaint died Monday of a heart attack, his son said in a statement Tuesday.
Ronald Reagan once said that "all great change in America begins at the dinner table," and we agree. But, as ministers, we also believe that great change can't happen unless someone sets the table for tough conversations. That's where the ...
Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” and the Rev. Jesse Jackson greeted Pope Francis backstage at the “Festival of Families” event in Philadelphia during his U.S. visit.
Alex Poinsett’s name is inextricably linked to Johnson Publications
Although former U.S. Rep. Gus Savage was best known for his representation of Chicago’s South Side, he was a hero for a cadre of New Yorkers in 1992...
The man who marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. from Selma to Montgomery, helped break racial barriers in Broadway and television, and became a renowned folk singer died in Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 23. Charles Leon Arthello Bibb was 93.
For many years, one of the mainstays of the National Urban League’s annual “State of Black America” was Dr. Beny Primm’s report on health issues.
On the evening of Thursday, Oct. 8, Acting Supreme Court Judge Reginald Boddie visited Harlem to talk about the law.
In the annals of Detroit’s radical history, Grace Lee Boggs was unique.