By J. Coyden Palmer History has been made in Gary as Kendall Jackson, a senior at Lake Central High School was recently announced as the first African American female to attain the rank of Eagle Scout. The trailblazing future Howard University student, joins 20 other females from around the...
The West Side Leadership Academy Varsity Football team is holding a fundraiser for new uniforms. The community is invited to contribute through the fundraising site, givebutter.com where 99.5% of the proceeds go directly to the purchase of the uniforms. So far, the fundraiser has more than 130 supporters, and 30%...
A new study by Pew Research Center explores the religious identities, beliefs and practices of Black Americans, and includes immigrants as well as U.S.-born adults. The report analyzes the religious affiliations of Black Americans, the kinds of congregations they attend, what they look for in those congregations and what...
Indiana University Kelley School of Business alumni Derica Rice and Robin Nelson-Rice want to give more minority students the same opportunity they credit with helping launch their successful careers at Fortune 500 companies. The couple, who met as MBA students at the Kelley School in Bloomington before graduating in 1990,...
GAPS welcomes Lorri D. Jenkins as the organization’s Program Manager, effective February 1, 2021. In this role, Lorri will manage programs and services offered by GAPS and its community partners and coordinate with the Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) to support students in grades K-12 achieve success in college,...
Thanks to a generous donation from Fifth-Third Bank, more patients and their caregivers will have access to much needed cancer programs and services closer to home. A $25,000 contribution check has been presented to Don Fesko, board president, and Marie Macke, service line administrator, Oncology Services, on behalf of...
Dear Viewer: Missed parts of The HistoryMakers 20@2020? Catch our 20@2020 Replay premiering now through February 28, 2021! WEEKDAY CELEBRATIONS & SALUTES: Daily, at 12 p.m. ET and 1 p.m. ET: Tune in to our celebrity host presenters that were showcased as part of The HistoryMakers 20@2020 Anniversary Celebration. Daily, 8 p.m. ET and 8:30 p.m. ET: Tune...
In case you missed it during our 20th anniversary celebration (The HistoryMakers 20@2020) or if you saw it and want to see it again, TUNE IN TO our YouTube Channel today to view: Tributes by Angela Davis about 2002 when she interviewed Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee and Rickey Smiley talking about (2003), and...
Bitter cold is forecast for the Chicago area over the next week with daytime highs in the teens and overnight lows below zero. That means pipes in homes are in danger of freezing and bursting, leading an emergency call to the plumber and expensive water damage in the house. According...
With bitter cold temperatures forecast this weekend, Peoples Gas is encouraging customers to take some simple steps to keep safe and warm. Be prepared: Peoples Gas provides safe and reliable energy every day, but outages in extreme weather can happen. Be prepared by assembling an emergency kit with blankets, flashlights...