Rock-N-Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Dies at 90
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Rock-N-Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Dies at 90

UV - March 18, 2017

Chuck Berry, a music legend who was often called "The Father of Rock-N-Roll", was found dead at his residence in St. Louis, police said. He was 90.…

Internet Cooking Sensation Auntie Fee Passes Away At Age 59
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Internet Cooking Sensation Auntie Fee Passes Away At Age 59

UV - March 17, 2017

After suffering a massive heart, internet cooking sensation Auntie Fee has passed away. She was 59. News of her passing comes day before her death was prematurely…

Claude Lewis, Founder of National Association of Black Journalists, Passes Away at 82
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Claude Lewis, Founder of National Association of Black Journalists, Passes Away at 82

UV - March 16, 2017

Claude Lewis, founder of the National Association of Black Journalists and also a founder of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ), has passed away according to his…

Mahershala Ali Becomes The First Muslim Actor To Win An Oscar
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Mahershala Ali Becomes The First Muslim Actor To Win An Oscar

UV - February 26, 2017

Mahershala Ali has become the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar as he won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Moonlight. In his…

Are You Free? : An Audio Piece Dedicated To Malcolm X
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Are You Free? : An Audio Piece Dedicated To Malcolm X

Chenelle Covin - February 21, 2017

52 years ago today, Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City. Malcolm was shot before he was about to deliver a speech about his new organization…

Legendary Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dead at 76
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Legendary Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dead at 76

UV - February 12, 2017

Shortly after announcing he was retiring from touring after being hospitalized for exhaustion, jazz legend Al Jarreau has passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles. He was…

GHANA SESSION: A DREAM BUT A BEAUTIFUL REALITY!
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GHANA SESSION: A DREAM BUT A BEAUTIFUL REALITY!

David Wronko - January 27, 2017

During a recent session, Mr. Wronko showed the students in Ghana some excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. Even though the speech was…

Tupac To Be Inducted Into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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Tupac To Be Inducted Into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Chenelle Covin - December 21, 2016

Legendary rapper, actor, and activist Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Tupac will be inducted April 7th  at the…

Restoration of The T. Thomas Fortune House is Underway
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Restoration of The T. Thomas Fortune House is Underway

UV - December 6, 2016

Red Bank, NJ - The committee has announced the restoration of the T. Thomas Fortune House is under way. Recently this historical site was saved thanks to…

Dedication Cermony Held at Seaview Avenue Bridge For Sharmaine Patterson and Julia Wheeler
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Dedication Cermony Held at Seaview Avenue Bridge For Sharmaine Patterson and Julia Wheeler

Keith Covin - October 16, 2016

Long Branch, NJ - It was a long overdue battle, but with the help of the Concerned Citizens of Long Branch, they got it done! On Saturday…

“Martin” Star, Thomas Mikal Ford, Has Passed Away At 52
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“Martin” Star, Thomas Mikal Ford, Has Passed Away At 52

UV - October 12, 2016

After earlier reports saying the actor had passed away but were later confirmed false by his family, have now become true as Tommy Ford has passed away.…

Actor Bill Nun Best Known As Radio Raheem Dead At 62
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Actor Bill Nun Best Known As Radio Raheem Dead At 62

UV - September 24, 2016

Bill Nunn, veteran actor best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing has passed away. He was 62. His death…

Dr. Sebi Reportedly Passes Away While In Jail
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Dr. Sebi Reportedly Passes Away While In Jail

UV - August 7, 2016

Famed holistic doctor, pathologist, herbal healer, and naturalist has reportedly passed away. Unconfirmed reports had surface on Saturday August 6th, that Dr. Sebi passed away while in…

Meet The 16-Year-Old From Compton That Just Became The Youngest Black Pilot To Fly Around The U.S.
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Meet The 16-Year-Old From Compton That Just Became The Youngest Black Pilot To Fly Around The U.S.

UV - July 25, 2016

16-year-old Isaiah Cooper has become the youngest black pilot to fly around the United States. The teen from Compton, CA made history when he landed in his hometown on…

New York Radio Legend Vaughn Harper Passes Away
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New York Radio Legend Vaughn Harper Passes Away

UV - July 9, 2016

Vaughn Harper who was the host of New York's WBLS Quiet Storm has passed away at a New York hospital. He was 71. Vaughn Harper was described…

Bernie Worrell, Parliament Fundakelic Keyboardist & Co-Founder Passes Away at 72
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Bernie Worrell, Parliament Fundakelic Keyboardist & Co-Founder Passes Away at 72

UV - June 25, 2016

Bernie Worrell, keyboardist and co-founder of Parliament/Funkadelic and member of Talking Heads and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, passed away Friday following a battle…

Unheard Stories : Memorial Day Was Started By African-Americans
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Unheard Stories : Memorial Day Was Started By African-Americans

Keith Covin - May 30, 2016

Memorial Day is a day to commemorate those who have served in our armed forces and for their dedication. Union General John Logan is often credited for…

Ermon K. Jones, Civil Rights Activist and Pioneer, Passes Away at 92
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Ermon K. Jones, Civil Rights Activist and Pioneer, Passes Away at 92

Chenelle Covin - May 14, 2016

Civil rights activist and pioneer Ermon K. Jones has passed away. He was 92. Jones was a lifelong resident of Neptune, NJ where he attended Neptune Public Schools…

Dr. Bernice King Speaks at Asbury Park District’s Black History Month Extravaganza
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Dr. Bernice King Speaks at Asbury Park District’s Black History Month Extravaganza

David Wronko - February 20, 2016

On February 17, 2016 Dr. Bernice King, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., came to the Paramount Theater as the keynote speaker for the Asbury Park…

Newark N.J. Native Michael B. Jordan Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards
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Newark N.J. Native Michael B. Jordan Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards

Chenelle Covin - February 6, 2016

Michael B. Jordan wins big at the NAACP Image Awards, an award ceremony that took major jabs at Hollywood for the lack of diversity. The Newark, N.J.…