At Walker Memorial Baptist Church on Sept. 14, 2019, New Yorkers fondly remembered the Rev. Wendell Foster, who passed away at the age of 95. The Bronx borough’s first Black citywide elected official (he was elected to the City Council ...
Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to build the American civil rights movement, died Thursda
Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, passed away Sept. 6 at the age of 95.
On Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, The Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance (DBNA) hosted a back-to-school party.
At a lunch date in 1983 at the University of Iowa, I met the acclaimed author Paule Marshall for the first time.
Benjamin “Ben” Carr, 69, of Staten Island, N.Y., was born in Rocky Point, N.C. Oct. 10, 1949 to the late Hazel and James Carr.
As the city announced that Brownsville, Brooklyn will now receive $9 million in the wake of the recent mass shooting which injured 11 and killed one person
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at ...
Set on a beautiful campus in the bustling heart of Accra, Ghana, is the inspirational W.E.B. DuBois Centre for Pan African Culture, which was dedicated on June 22, 1985.
While the late Robert M. Morgenthau, New York City’s longest serving district attorney, who died on July 21 at 99, will be remembered by some as setting the “gold standard” for prosecutors, others will see that salute as somewhat tarnished.
Dr. William J. King made history when he became the first Black doctor at Underwood-Memorial Hospital (now Inspira Medical Center) in Woodbury, N.J. in 1968. Dr. King died July 16 from heart disease and diabetes, according to reports.
The National Black Church Initiative, a faith-based coalition of 34,000 member churches comprised of 15 denominations and 25.7 million African-Americans under the leadership of the Right Most Rev. Anthony Evans, is proud to appoint the Rev. Stacey Crawford as its ...
Within weeks of each other, two leading authorities on Blacks in Mexico joined the ancestors.
Harlem is home to some of the most incredible people. But more especially home to the oldest living person in the United States, Alelia Murphy.
The world is mourning the loss of Disney star Cameron Boyce who passed away Saturday due to an ongoing medical condition.