The New 411: Sock Hop!

By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader SOCK HOP!: Rebuild Foundation, a platform for art, cultural development, and neighborhood transformation will present its 2017 Annual Benefit, Sock Hop:...

Two sisters bond through hellish reality in ‘Night Comes On’

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader “Night Comes On” is the powerful directorial debut from actress Jordana Spiro (Netflix’s Ozark), which had its world...

Gary, Indiana joins other cities in annual National Night Out

The City of Gary and the city’s Public Safety Division will join hundreds of cities across the nation in the observance of the annual...

Gospel Quartet concert scheduled at The Glen

The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. will host their 1st Annual “Gospel Quartet Concert” on Saturday, August 26 at 7 p.m. in the...

Illinois Humanities to kick off Envisioning Justice A Citywide Conversation on Incarceration

Illinois Humanities will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ, 4021 S. State St. in Chicago to...

March for Peace, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. –...

“STUDENTS, WILL BRING THE PEACE AT PEACE MARCH” STOP THE VIOLENCE – VOTE FOR GUN CONTROL - STOP POLICE BRUTALITY JOIN, REV. Dr. OZZIE...

Legacy Foundation Grants deadline approaches

Local not-for-profit agencies seeking funding for programs and services in Lake County, Indiana, should not miss this grant opportunity from the Legacy Foundation. November...

Workout class works to support women in personal and professional goals

By Crystal Lynn, Gary Crusader A popular dance cardio class in Gary is breaking the mold in its approach to health. Hip Hop Cardio focuses...

Dons’ Annual Education Banquet Saturday, October 28

The I.U. Dons, Inc. & Donnettes Blue Ribbon Steering Committee’s 47th Anniversary Education Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 28 in the Genesis...

Community Civility Counts will hold its third annual World Civility Day

Community Civility Counts will hold its third annual World Civility Day events on Thursday, April 12, 2018. A full-day of civility-themed activities and an awards...