By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader ‘I’ll Always Love My Mama’. That is a very popular song and definitely a Mother’s Day favorite. Come Sunday, hopefully, Moms past and present will be honored coast to coast. Honor is to show high respect and esteem. Unfortunately, too many people forget that honor...
State Representative Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the Harvest Feast will celebrate its 28th anniversary on Friday, November 22 by offering its traditional Thanksgiving meal as well as inspirational gospel music. “For the past two decades, we have brought together the people of our community for a delicious meal, warm...
By Effie Rolfe God’s Plan is always Biggest and Greatest! It is bigger than NO. Oftentimes, getting a “No” is God’s “Yes” to the streams and doors he created just for you. As March, Women’s History Month comes to an end, I must shine the light on Mary McLeod Bethune. A well-known educator, political figure...
Tickets are on sale for the 11th Annual “Divas of Gospel” hosted by the African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. scheduled on Saturday, August 3 at 7 p.m. in the Glen, 20 West Ridge Road, in Gary. Dr. Vernon G. Smith, Board Chairman, said the event will feature some of...
By Effie Rolfe Character is core-of the person. It’s been said that your character can be defined by what you do when no one is watching. Whether the outcome is good, bad or indecisive is determined by our choices. Pastor Calvin Robinson, author of Letting Go—101 helped us dig deeper as he...
He suffered health problems his last few months. By Adrian Moore, NewsOne Rev. George Clements, a priest and veteran civil rights activist, died on Monday (Nov. 25) at a hospital in Northwest Indiana. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago native suffered a stroke in November and within the last month, Clements...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, MBA, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming “Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later” to be held at First Baptist Church, 626 West 21st Avenue, in Gary on March 24, 12 p.m. Noon. The Katie...
The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond & Vicinity and the City of Hammond staff along with various states in our country celebrate on the third Monday of January the federal holiday to honor the charismatic Baptist minister and Civil Rights leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964,...
Mary Louise Smith-Brown passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was 94 years old. Born July 9, 1922 in Gary, Indiana, Mary Louise Smith-Brown lived her entire life in Gary, Indiana. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1940. Affectionately known as “Granny Da,” Mrs. Smith-Brown was a lifelong member...
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 play called “True Love Waits.” The lectures are designed to help teenagers understand how important it is to remain sexually pure until marriage. The play will...