Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Commissioner Timothy Bradford passed away on December 1, 2017. He was elected to the MWRD Board of Commissioners in 2014 and served as Chairman of the Ethics and Federal Legislation Committees,...
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Churches have been a major part of Gary, Indiana for decades. The Black church and the culture that comes with it is as much a part of Gary as the Steel Mills. This is a...
The Danielle Ashley Group is saddened by the death of distinguished educator and artist, Dr. Jean Harvey Lightfoot, who passed away of heart failure on November 15, 2017 at 81 years of age. After completing her Ph.D. at Northwestern University,...

HALLELUJAH!

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It was once the birthplace of Gospel music before a devastating fire destroyed the historic landmark Pilgrim Baptist Church building in Bronzeville over a decade ago. Now, after years of legal battles, financial problems and calls...
Hunger never stops and neither does God’s love. Pinnacle of Faith, Church of God in Christ will host its 23rd annual Feeding the Hungry event on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th at 10:00 a.m. Despite the likelihood of blistering...
Bright Star Community Outreach (BSCO) has been awarded a grant for $674,166 from The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. With this new funding Bright Star Community Outreach will launch two new violence prevention programs and increase capacity of a...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Della Reese, the legendary actress and star of the classic movie “Harlem Nights” and the long-running CBS drama “Touched by an Angel,” died on Sunday, November 19. She was 86. From Reese’s memorable appearances...
Amos Davis, son of the late Robert Sr. and Rosie Lee Davis, was born on December 10, 1935 in Shaw, Mississippi. He was the oldest son of eleven children. He grew up in Shaw and graduated from Gentry High...
By Cash Michaels of The Wilmington Journal In an exclusive interview, Dr. William J. Barber, II, currently president of Repairers of the Breach, a nonpartisan, nonprofit social advocacy group, has confirmed that he and a delegation of “moral, workers' rights,...
A three-day celebration for one of Chicago's most distinguished spiritual leaders and community activists, Reverend Paul L. Jakes, will culminate on Sunday, Nov. 19 with a distinguished speaker and outstanding music. The 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning service will include a...