Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Gary community leaders and residents welcomed Bernice King to the city on April 7. The daughter of the slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. received the Katie Hall Public Service Awards at the 4th Annual Katie Hall Education Foundation Luncheon. The event was held at the...
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 24 on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave., Harvey. “A recent report by the Great Cities Institute...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Hundreds viewed the film “Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA,” late Friday night at Saint Sabina where Father Michael Pfleger said the city  “is under siege” given the rise of gun violence since 1990 including 112 people who have been killed and 547...
Chicago-area teenagers, ages 13-19, are invited to join together for the first-ever ChiTeen Lit Fest, on April 15 – 16, 2016. This inaugural “for teens, by teens” festival honors Chicago’s young writers and creative writing community. The festival will be held at two locations, including the Harold Washington Library...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader In the month of March Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back as far as 1911. It was in 1980 that President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week. Through the next several years Congress...
Popular experiential expo slated for three-city tour in 2016 The Black Women’s Expo (BWE), one of Chicago’s most anticipated annual experiential events, celebrates its 22nd anniversary in Chicago April 8 - 10 at McCormick Place, marking the first stop of a three city tour that will take the BWE to...
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. announces the launch of, “Learn 2 Live,” a collaborative effort with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) to formally address one of the most critical issues affecting people of color in the United States. Incidents of racial profiling, a lack of...
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards! The event celebrates and recognizes the region’s most successful and well-deserved female professionals for their influence in business, industries and communities. Established leaders in our community as well as up-and-coming professionals will be honored. Two women...
The Mayor’s 2016 Gala will “call-up” history for some and memories for others of the historical roaring 20’s era; when the Friends of Karen Freeman-Wilson present “Harlem Nights” on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the Genesis Convention Center. Planning is well underway for the “Harlem Nights” Gala with Mayor Karen...

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...