Funeral Liturgy for the Rev. Keith Johnson St. Philip’s in the Village of Harlem

photoBy now, many of you have learned of the death on Tuesday morning of the Rev. Keith Johnson, rector of St. Philip’s in Harlem. Deeply saddened by Keith’s sudden passing, I write to you from Cape Town, South Africa, to invite your prayers and to tell you of plans for his funeral. Continue Reading →

Harlem Responds To The Death Of Maya Angelo

maya11“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation…. Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou Crosses Over

maya angelou 2Maya Angelou the poet Harlem could not love enough, a Harlem homeowner and resident, was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mourns Passing Of Elombe Brath

Elombe BrathHarlem is bidding farewell to an indefatigable freedom fighter and pan-African activist who waged a decades-long battle for black empowerment at home and around the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Constance ‘Connie’ Daniels Passes

52917f058ff36.preview-620Constance “Connie” Daniels, 71, of Harlem, N.Y., died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Harlem. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 25, at the Mother AME Zion Church of Harlem, N,Y. The burial will follow the services in New York. Continue Reading →