Janet Jackson Shares Video Message: ‘I Do not Have Cancer’

Janet Jackson tweeted a video post refuting rumors that she has cancer, which included lyrics to her 'Unbreakable track, "The Great Forever" "I'm recovering," singer...

Reimagining the University: A New Paradigm for Racial Justice

This is my 20th year as an administrator in higher education. I've negotiated hunger strikes, sit-ins, and many other forms of protest and dissent...

A mother’s pain after boys test positive for lead

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Harriette Washington, host of the talk show, “Issues and Answers,” on WLTH Radio in Gary, held a special program...

Prosecution rests its case in Van Dyke murder trial

Expert witness says shooting of Laquan McDonald was “unjustified” and “unreasonable” By Erick Johnson State prosecutors rested their case in the murder trial of Chicago Police...

Cardiologist, Nurse Practitioner join St. Mary Medical Center’s Physician Network

Eric Schulte, MD One of the area’s leading cardiologists, Eric Schulte, MD, recently joined Community Healthcare System’s Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians....

Nike-Colin Kaepernick alliance more than a business deal

By Vernon A. Williams This is so much deeper than the relationship between a shoe manufacturer and an NFL quarterback. We are living in an era...

Recent incidents cast doubt on Hammond police accountability, critics say

Valparaiso University professor Dr. Gregory Jones Activists will rally in Hammond, Indiana this weekend to highlight concerns about police brutality. A controversial traffic stop there led...

NBCI’s 34,000 Black Churches Declare Mayor Rahm Emanuel Morally Unfit to...

NBCI supportsIllinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford’s request for federal investigation The National Black Church Initiative(NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of...

Mayor to host annual UNCF prayer breakfast

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will partner again this year with the Northwest Indiana Leadership Council to host the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast benefitting the United...

Spirit Of Christmas Dinner at new location this year

State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the annual Spirit of Christmas Dinner will be held this year at the Genesis Convention Center, 1...