On Sunday, Nov. 10,, Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship celebrated the lives and the sacrifices of veterans at both the 8 a.m. and the 2 p.m. services.
On Nov. 18 a proud Guyanese-American family will be “celebrating the 103rd birthday of our mom Hyacinth Bourne,”
Like his most memorable character, Jane Pittman, Earnest James Gaines was a compelling storyteller, with an ear for the tone and the rhythm of the speech he heard coming of age in Louisiana, and a student of oral history.
Almost a year ago to the day, I featured Jack O’Dell in the classroom column, which was a rare entry since the focus is usually on the deceased.
It was about two weeks after I had cited Dr. William Loren Katz in my column in this paper that I learned of his death.
As a companion, colleague and wife, Sybil Williams-Clarke often stood loyally and lovingly in the shadow of her esteemed husband, Dr. John Henrik Clarke.
The Trustees of the New York Theological Seminary hosted the inauguration of Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond at Riverside Church.
Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died.
Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has died. He was 90.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and a titan of the U.S. Congress, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD-7), died early Thursday morning, Oct. 17.
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.
This past weekend Brooklyn sent home Commander James “Rocky” Robinson Jr., the famous retired FDNY EMT and founder of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Diahann Carroll, the trailblazing actress and first Black woman to star in a non-servant role in a television series has died.
Brooklyn is saying goodbye to Dr. James “Rocky” Robinson, the founder of the beloved lifesaving Bedford Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corp and Retired Capt. of FDNY Bureau of EMS.
Opera singer Jessye Norman has died.