May 14, 2015

Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at the Age of 89

Riley B. King, the legendary guitarist known as B.B. King, whose velvety voice and economical, expressive style brought blues from the margins to the mainstream, died […]
September 5, 2014

Dr. Jerry Young elected National Baptist Convention president

Dr. Jerry Young, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson, has been elected the next president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. The 134th […]
June 19, 2014

Legendary author Maya Angelou Dies

Maya Angelou (Marguerite Ann Johnson) was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928. She was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer, and activist, passed […]
December 6, 2013

Former Activist Nelson Mandela Dies

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, was born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918.  He was an anti-apartheid activist and former president of South Africa, passed away […]