Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform comedy at white clubs, died Saturday.
A New York City megachurch pastor became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump's evangelical advisory board.
July 19, the Rev. Henry Vincent Harrison died in Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, according to Minister Susan Vann. According to the minister, Harrison was a great leader at the Baptist House of Prayer and overseer for 10 ...
A throng of family, friends, comrades and activists gathered together this past Sunday for a “Jazz and Poetry Get Well Jam Session” at Sistas’ Place in Brooklyn for Robert “RT” Taylor.
Shayk Ahmadou Bamba was born in Senegal, and he served as a Sufi Master in the religion of Islam, living from 1853 to 1927 under French colonial rule.
The audience was silent as the ceiling lights of the church dimmed and the video displayed on giant TV screens began to play.
Pianist, composer, educator Geri Allen was born in Pontiac, Mich., June 12, 1957; raised in Detroit; was a graduate of Howard University; earned a degree in ethnomusicology at the University of Pittsburgh; played all over the world;
Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of civil rights leader and National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., has died.
It’s official: Mobb Deep’s Prodigy’s funeral service will be held in New York City Thursday, June 29.
The hip-hop community was deeply saddened as news spread that Prodigy, an MC from the legendary Mobb Deep out of Queensbridge Housing projects in Long Island City, Queens, transitioned onto the ancestral realm this past Tuesday.
Longtime Brooklyn resident George H. Andrews has died.
Rapper Prodigy, one half of the influential hip hop duo Mobb Deep has died, according to a co-author on one of his books, Kathy Iandoli.
The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, has put its Harlem location on the market as they restructure.
The sun rose in Winneba, Ghana as it did every day, but April 5, 1947, its rays shone more brightly with the birth of Evelyn Grace Ekua AnaisIewa Parker, affectionately known as Auntie Eve. Born to the late Anna Quaison-Sackey ...
The Rev. Herb Daughtry spoke at the dedication and grand opening of Williams Institutional Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Harlem.