This video message was delivered by Dr. Maya Angelou on behalf of the American people in memory of Nelson Mandela.
U.N. officials and countries around the world take time to reflect on the limited successes and some shortfalls in human rights records worldwide.
Star power, social responsibility and controversy surfaced again over a partnership between hip hop entrepreneur Jay Z a/k/a Shawn Carter and a high-end store accused of racially profiling customers and rapper-businessman Kanye West’s appropriation of the Confederate Stars and Bars flag for a clothing line.
Deacon Arthur “Buddy” Essex Sr., entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at his home. “We are grateful for the life of this amazing servant of God.” Born Sept. 15, 1931, he was the first born of 13 and a son of Deacon Isaac and Mother […]
By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Special to Frost Illustrated I know most of you scurried around on Black Friday trying to find those bargain gifts, and if you did not find that which you wanted that Friday after Thanksgiving, some of you returned to the stores on slick salespeople shopping Saturday. Why do I refer to […]
(GIN)—A video tribute to Nelson Mandela by poetess Maya Angelou is being distributed widely over the Internet. Ms. Angelou reads the poem with deep feeling on the video, which was heard recently on the news show DemocracyNow! The American novelist, in an interview with CBS New York, described meeting Mandela in the 1960s. Mandela and […]
The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor, pioneering civil rights leader and founder of one of the nation’s met effective faith-based civil rights organizations, has died. He was 95.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Deputy Chief Garry Hamilton said he would like to see the department staffing numbers more reflective of the city’s population numbers.