NHBW Over the Moon

The Northwest Indiana Chapter of National Hook-Up of Black Women (NHBW) will celebrate National Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Chateau Banquets, 530 W. 61st Avenue, Merrillville, IN from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The 2016 theme for National Women’s History Month is “Working to...
The Gary Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, is proud to present the annual Founders’ Day Celebration, marking 102 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service on Saturday, March 19 at 12:00 p.m. at Saints Helen and Constantine Greek Orthodox Hall, 8000 Madison Street, Merrillville, IN 46410. “We are proud...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Michael Scott Jr. (24th) recently joined North Lawndale seniors and community leaders to start construction on a new 120-unit, supportive-living complex at 4339-47 W. 18th Place. “In the city of Chicago every resident in every neighborhood deserves a roof over their head and an affordable...
Focus will be on developing a connection between viewers and photographers at the Straight Shooters Photo Exhibition March 4-20 at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in the Miller Beach section of Gary. Straight Shooters Photo Exhibit will be on display from March 4 – 20 at the...
Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana recently hosted a Share the Love event at their location in Merrillville where volunteers were encouraged to recruit a friend to sign up for volunteer work. The nonprofit is seeking volunteers who can deliver meals to clients, prepare fresh food for delivery or...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The iconic professor Dr. Cornel West Sunday said the older Black generation has failed today’s youth because they have left them “dangling” in a sea of forgetfulness and bereft of their own Black history. In introducing his long-time friend, Father Michael L. Pfleger Sunday thanked iconic...
Faye Haskin Nazon, former co-owner and administrator of the Cojeunaze Nursing Center, passed away quietly in her sleep on February 5, 2016. Ms. Nazon was also a much loved home economics teacher and guidance counselor at Hyde Park Academy High School from 1966 to 1979. She was 79. A Celebration of...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Likening herself to a caterpillar trapped in a cocoon while working in corporate America for 15-years pretending to be satisfied and successful, Suzette Webb, like a butterfly, broke free and completed her transformation through the healing of her heart, mind, body and soul. Yes, Webb, the...
Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO, The King Center, Atlanta, Georgia will headline the upcoming 4th Annual Katie Hall Public Service Awards Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2016, Genesis Convention, 1 Genesis Center Plaza in downtown Gary. Dr. King will also be the Special Guest at a VIP Reception,...
Marcellous Lovelace’s street savvy works are based on his experience growing up and living in poverty on Chicago’s far South Side. Almost completely self-taught, he refers to himself as an “Afro urban indigenous folk artist.” More than 30 of Lovelace’s works of all sizes and mediums will be featured in...