By Bonnie DeShong I have always loved the Easter holidays. From saying my “Easter Piece” in Sunday school, to tearing into my Easter basket complete with colored hard boiled eggs and chocolate bunny rabbits. A few years ago I was a...
The movement continues to uplift and support small businesses in Gary, IN. Joslyn Kelly, owner of J's Breakfast Club, endeavors to do her part on a consistent basis by providing a variety of specials and events at her establishment....
As women across the national creatively and respectfully recognize and celebrate the achievements of American women, Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church joins this campaign, which is open to the public with several events during the month of March. On Sunday, March...
One of the music world’s most beloved gospel music pioneers, Ann Yancy passed away on March 12, 2018 at the age of 88. Affectionately known as “Mama Ann,” Yancy was a major and integral part of the rich history...
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...
In anticipation of the upcoming 33rd Chicago Gospel Music Festival June 1-2, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recented announced the ChicagoMade Gospel Music Artists & Repertoire (A&R) Auditions on Saturday, March 10, 6–9 p.m.,...
By Reverend Paul Jakes, Jr. This article is written specifically to anyone who is of the age to vote, regardless of the generation that you are born or even your race. But today, as an African American pastor and grassroot...
The Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc. would like to invite each of you to attend “Charlottesville, Slavery, and The American Civil War” as presented by our Chairman and CEO Junifer Hall, JD. This presentation will be held at 1...
Affectionately known as “OB,” Olivia Banks, who was a retired Chicago Public School educator, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. She was 76 years old. As a working professional, Olivia began her career at the Chicago Board of Education, where she...
Every Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. the Trinity United Church of Christ-Gary serves hot meals in its Chakula Kitchen and Somebody’s Clothing Closet gives away clothing. No ID is needed. The church is located at 1276 West 20th...