HUD awards $1.2M to help poor residents in Indiana

In an effort to help public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents in Indiana find jobs and improve their education, the U.S. Department of...

Representative Charlie Brown named Capitol Caregiver

To recognize his work to support family caregivers in Indiana, AARP has named Representative Charlie Brown (D-3) a 2015 “Capitol Caregiver.” These elected officials...

Marvin Lyles: A candidate for Radio Announcer of the Year

Marvin Lyles Gospel Sunrise Productions’ radio host Marvin Lyles has been nominated in the category of Radio Announcer for the 2016 Rhytahm of Gospel Awards...

“Fifty Shades of Red” Red Hat Gala

Bea’s Classy Ladies United Chapter #6053 of the Red Hat Society and the Gentlemen of Distinction are hosting their 9th Annual Red and Purple...

Playboy Barbershop celebrates 50 years

PLAYBOY BARBER SHOP Celebrates Its 50th Year and 3 Generations of Family Hair Cutting—Barber Jeff Colby cuts the hair of one of his customers...

Councilman Pratt retires after 34 years

Councilman Roy Pratt Joining two other officials who attended final council meeting Dec. 15 The political careers of three prominent Gary council members came to an...

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...

Cline Avenue Bridge Building to be constructed in January

Linda Figg and Mayor Anthony Copeland Recently there was a presentation by the Figg Bridge Group to the East ChicagoPlanning Commission about the new facility...

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...

New Year’s Resolutions for Black America 2016

Whenever we begin a new calendar year, it can be useful to make New Year’s Resolutions to prioritize and focus for the immediate future....