Friday, July 21, 2017
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A Candle loses no light by lighting another candle. This candle that I speak of is more than mere wax, rather it is the God in you that lifts hearts and enlightens destiny and hope. Moreover, the...
By Urban News, (Religion Staff) An array of multicultural organizations fighting against what they describe as “Christian persecution” around the world is finding it difficult to win broad public support for the issue. That is especially true in the Black...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader You still have value—regardless of your life’s journey and the challenges you’ve faced.  I believe that we encounter obstacles to bend us toward the direction that leads to our best self. Regardless of the numerous mistakes, God can fix your mess...
Still youthful, though well into his seventies, the dynamic Chicago Public Schools legendary Social Science Teacher, Richard Pringle, died June 17, 2017. “I got the call last week from his life-long family friend, Janice Washington Taylor,” said Beverly Normand, retired...
James A. Raplin, was a political activist, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio. He died May 30, 2017 at the Symphony of South Shore Facility in Chicago, where he was a resident for two and a half years. Raplin was well known...
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition are honoring Gary native Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr. as a part of our Father’s Day 10 a.m., Saturday, June 17th, broadcast at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters, 930...
By Carmen Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The Gary community was treated to a host of delightful and fulfilling dishes during the Annual First AME Sons of Allen Taste held Saturday, June 3 at the Baber Youth Center. Over 50 dishes were prepared...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader During the great migration period for people of color from the South to the North, the church was one of the institutions important to the continued advancement of people of color. Its purpose was...
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Entrepreneurship is a growing trend in the Northwest Indiana area. I have done several articles on people who find the inspiration to begin or grow their businesses. According to Small Business Advocacy.gov, there are a...
Trinity United Church of Christ in Gary Indiana will be hosting its second annual Real Men Cook event on June 18, Father's Day 2017. The church, whose pastor is Rev. John E. Jackson, will celebrate fathers, father figures and...