Congresswoman Maxine Waters gave a very strong message to Black voters who are considering voting for President Trump: “Any of them showing their face, I will never ever forgive them for undermining the possibility to help their own people and their own communities.” Speaking with SiriusXM host Joe Madison,...
It all started with a social media contest on Facebook. Woman to Woman NWI magazine invited local small business owners to submit a brief summary about why they should be featured on the cover. Chelsea Whittington, owner of the public relations firm C WHITT PR in Gary, decided to...
Moving up project timeline means more opportunities for students, Gary residents The Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) recently announced that the overhaul of the track at West Side Leadership Academy will be fast-tracked so students and residents can use the track in Spring 2021. This improvement will help restore glory...
Meet T.J. Chester and Darrell Hervey, duo behind The New Black Entertainment T.J. Chester and her husband Darrell Hervey are the duo behind The New Black Entertainment, a film and television production company based in Gary, Indiana. They’re set to begin filming their first movie “Running with Wolves” this month...
Building self-esteem through positive representation is an important part of raising healthy children. Simone Edmonson established Dreams and Jammies LLC, an Atlanta-based company, to play a key role in transforming how children of color see themselves uniquely portrayed in their sleepwear as they drift off into their heavenly dreams. Company founder...
By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader I was already in a funk over the abysmal state of the journalism profession and had every intention of writing this week’s column on the subject. I planned to write about how cable channel news is obsessed with politics and how the campaign of ideology...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The Steel City Superstars left Gary at 4 a.m. for a two and a half hour bus trip to Hamilton, Indiana where they competed in the regional level of the Twirling Unlimited National Competition. They represented the city of Gary against 52 teams of...
Study ranks Gary 123 out of 127 Indiana cities Crusader Staff Report Gary residents are getting more sleep during the coronavirus pandemic, but the city ranks at the bottom compared to most Indiana cities, according to a survey by Sleepopolis, an online publication that aims to improve the quality of Zs...
The city of Gary will host a car show this year that will be held amidst the backdrop for the staging of the Chicago Air and Water Show. The 2019 Gary Car Show will be held Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th at the Gary/Chicago International Airport from...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader It has definitely been a horrific year for Gwendolyn Parker-Robinson after the passing of her husband Paul Anthony Robinson, licensed owner and funeral director of House of Robinson Funeral Home. Paul Robinson passed away after returning from officiating a funeral service, which unbeknown to...