Rev. Al Sharpton On The Passing Of Amelia Boynton

boyn in harlemPresident and founder of Harlem-based National Action Network, Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement on civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson. Continue Reading →

Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Passes In Harlem (update)

morgan-freeman-step-granddaughter-deadE’Dena Hines, the 33-year-old step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, has died after receiving multiple stab wounds in New York City on Sunday, according to media reports. Continue Reading →

Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO, NY & NJ MSDC, Has Died

lynda-ireland-memorialLynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) and considered one of the nation’s leading advocates  in M/WBE business development, died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of New Brunswick, NJ at age 67 on March 27 following a long illness. Continue Reading →