Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, A Founding Member Of The Last Poets And Harlem Writers Workshop

Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin, July 24, 1944 – June 4, 2018, was an American poet and musician. He was one of the founding members of The Last Poets, a group of poets and musicians that evolved in the 1960s out of the Harlem Writers Workshop in New York City. Continue Reading →

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Memorial Services For Winnie Mandela In Harlem

A number of memorial services have been planned for the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Harlem, New York this week, the first US city she visited with Nelson Mandela upon his release from prison in 1990 a source reports. Continue Reading →

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Man Who Killed Harlem Woman May Spend Life In Prison

The NY Daily News reports that a man who killed a Harlem woman by pouring acetone down her pants and setting her on fire more than 20 years ago was sentenced Tuesday to a possible life term in prison. Continue Reading →

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Harlem “Nonprofit Lied To Us About Our Daughter’s Death On Trip,” Say Suit

The NY Post reports that the nonprofit run by a city school teacher failed to immediately tell a Bronx family their teen had drowned on an “academic enrichment” trip to Africa, according to a lawsuit. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Olivia Cole Emmy-Winning Actress Passes

Olivia Cole, the Emmy-winning actress known for her work in such TV programs as Roots and Backstairs at the White House, died January 19, 2018, at her home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she lived for nearly 30 years. She was 75. Continue Reading →

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Leslie Wyche, ‘Harlem’s Mayor,’ Crosses Over

NY Daily News reports that Leslie Wyche (left), a life-long Harlem resident known for years as the uptown neighborhood’s honorary mayor, passed away Thursday evening at a Bronx hospital. He was 73. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Clarence H. Beavers, Last Of WWII Paratrooper Pioneers Dies

Clarence Beavers stated he was born on June 12, 1921 at West 134 Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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The Poet Laureate Of Harlem George Edward Tait Is With The Ancestors

Poet and Musician George Edward Tait made his transition to Ancestors at 11:35 P.M. on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He died from after a long bout with cancer. Continue Reading →

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Harlem, NY Judge Died By Suicide In Drowning

The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Haddon Robinson, Champion Of Biblical Preaching Passes

Haddon Robinson, the respected author and seminary president who set the standard for expositional preaching, died Saturday. He was 86.

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Harlem Church Holds Eric Garner’s Memorial

A Harlem church will hold a panel discussion and memorial service for Eric Garner on Monday night on the third anniversary of his death featuring speakers such as Rev. Al Sharpton and former NBA player and activist Etan Thomas. Continue Reading →

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Memorial Service For Doris Jean “Devya” Richmond In Harlem (Update)

Join a celebration of Doris Jean “Devya” Richmond’s Life and Passion during a memorial service of Music and Light. Continue Reading →

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Mrs. Shirley Gooding And Family Note Regarding Harlem’s Late Great Cuba Gooding Sr.

To the many fans and all who loved Cuba Gooding Sr., who for 45 years was the lead vocalist of “The Main Ingredient,” the Gooding family, wife, Mrs. Shirley Gooding, and children, April Gooding, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Omar Gooding, Thomas Gooding, and the Gooding grandchildren… Continue Reading →

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Greg Marius, Founder Of EBC At Rucker Park, Passes Away, But Not The Memories

Greg Marius, the founder of Rucker Park’s Entertainer’s Basketball Classic, passed away today after a battle with cancer. He was 59. Continue Reading →

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