Late one night recently, I was watching an old film and out of nowhere it seems this Black man commanded the screen.
Thus far, the Trump impeachment trial has gone as expected—bitter rancor and blocked amendments.
During a recent event anticipating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad evoked the name of Jo Ann Robinson.
Two New Yorkers are among the seven designated by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to act as managers in the Trump Senate impeachment trial.
“The Strategic King: MLK’s Visionary Leadership,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, was supposed to be hosted by WNYC’s Peabody Award winning host Brian Lehrer—but he was under the weather; so “All Things Considered” host Jami Floyd did the honors.
When the film director John Singleton died on April 28, 2019 in Los Angeles at age 51, we at the Amsterdam News published a news report from one of our affiliates and later produced a podcast on his splendid cinematic achievements.
It’s been almost three years since former Congressman Charles B. Rangel represented his beloved Harlem community, but he has lost none of the eloquence and insight or vigor that characterized his long and productive political career.
Like many of my heroes and sheroes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, John Coltrane and Diana Sands, they were taken from us or departed as their fruitful potential was just beginning to ripen and mature.
If you were among the precious few attending the homecoming celebration for George T. Harris at the Black Lady Theater in Brooklyn...
Richard Hatcher, one of the first African Americans elected as mayor of a major U.S. city, died on Friday, Dec. 13, at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, according to his family.