Glenwood Academy Celebrates 130th Anniversary at Annual Community Celebration

Glenwood Academy Community Celebration is an annual family event at Glenwood Academy that benefits the organization’s exceptional programming and extracurricular activities. This year’s extravaganza...

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...

Restaurateur and activist gets street named in her honor

On Saturday, March 4, 11:00 a.m., Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Congressman Bobby Rush, and several aldermen will be joined by the family of Josephine Wade...

Game On To Prevent Gun Violence: A basketball game with the...

By The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, eventbrite.com Ta’Rhonda Jones is challenging her fellow Empire cast mates and other Chicago celebrities to go head...

Area Legislators Host Public Forum on Saturday

State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary), with co-hosts State Reps. Charlie Brown (D-Gary) and Earl Harris, Jr. (D-East Chicago), along with State Sens. Lonnie...

GSU Dance Festival 2017 gets inspiration from Prince 

The GSU Dance Company’s annual Dance Festival takes the stage  March 4 at 7:30 p.m. with Inspired by Prince. This dance festival showcase celebrates Prince’s legacy and that...

Embassies of Christ kicks off first session of True Love Waits

Embassies of Christ Kingdom Ministries (EOC) begins their three-week series of lectures on abstinence in February. After the sessions are complete, there is a...

African American Network of the CSO hosts first event

In recognition of Black History Month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s recently formed African American Network (AAN) will host a screening of Oscar Micheaux’s 1925...

6th Bill Johnson Black Film Festival held this weekend

The Glen Theatre, located at 20 West Ridge Road, and owned and operated by the African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc., will host its...

IU Northwest celebrates Black History Month through artistic lens

Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs invites the campus and community to celebrate Black History Month with a series of...