Saturday, May 16, the late educator and activist Herman Ferguson was celebrated at a memorial tribute hosted by the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee at the Rev. Herbert Daughtry’s historic House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn.

Photos by Bill Moore and Solwazi Afi Olusola

Iyaluua Ferguson traveled from North Carolina and joined New York members of her late husband’s family to hear words of love and respect from notables such as Amina Baraka, widow of the great poet Amiri Baraka and mother of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, former political prisoner Sekou Odinga and eternal activist Pam Africa.