By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent With one of pop music’s most profound voices performing during a ceremony that included a video tribute featuring tributes from a mayor, a congressman, a school superintendent and a university president, Tennessee Tribune Publisher Rosetta Miller Perry clearly was the star of the night. On...
On October 27th, 2018 as part of its 3rd Annual Black Nurses Rock Convention, the “Shades of Blue” National Awards and Scholarship Banquet was held in San Antonio, TX, giving recognition to those individuals who demonstrated outstanding service to both their local communities and the Black Nurses Rock organization....
The HistoryMakers Graduation day is one of those days many never forget, and it has deep roots that trace back to ancient times, where the Islamic tradition of receiving a degree indicated that one is licensed to teach to others what they have learned. The ceremony many cherish originated at...
Now through August 18, every time you shop at a Strack & Van Til Food Market, ask your cashier to “Round Up for The Salvation Army!” Strack & Van Til’s “Checkout Challenge” will provide needed support for Salvation Army programs that benefit needy children, adults and families living in...
3000 students, parents, and community residents are expected to join the “Hands Across Harvey - Unity in Our Community Initiative” TO STOP THE VIOLENCE!    The Hands Holding Ceremony will be Saturday October 26th, 2019. Time:10 a.m.–2 p.m. The Thornton Township High Schools District 205 Student Board of Education is joining forces...
The fallout from the rapid spread of COVID-19 has created a great need for community resources -- specifically food. Thanks to a program through the USDA, the Gary Housing Authority’s (GHA) EnVision Center and FAITH Community Development Center have teamed up to spearhead the COVID-19 Food Relief Initiative. The...
By Chinta Strausberg Funeral arrangements are pending for Attorney Lawrence E. Kennon, 91, who died Saturday at the University of Chicago Hospital after suffering from a stroke he had last Thursday, September 10, his sister, Bernadine Kennon, confirmed late Monday night. Kennon was born on Chicago’s South Side to a family...
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...
On Saturday, June 8th, as we welcome recipients of the Medal of Honor to Arlington International Racecourse for Military Appreciation Day. The Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band will be on hand throughout the day as we honor America’s heroes. Following the second race, turn your eyes to the winner’s...
From the Office of the Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton Over the course of nine months, Governor Pritzker and I have been hard at work to improve the lives of our Illinois veterans and their loved ones. From securing a $15 an hour minimum wage for working families in our state,...