The singer and preacher was known for the gospel song "Something About the Name Jesus." By Brooklyn White, ESSENCE Ohio’s Bishop Rance Allen, a minister and singer widely known for the gospel hit “Something About the Name Jesus,” has passed away....
New guidelines allow for limited in-person religious gatherings as well as requirements for social distancing; Seniors and individuals with underlying health conditions strongly encouraged to continue practicing remotely Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH)...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. In the film “Revival!,” Chicago native and renowned actor Harry Lennix brings the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection through a virtual celebration.  Lennix plays Pontius Pilate in the film, which will screen on Easter...
By Chinta Strausberg Touched by the burning down of the Roseland Beacon Light Ministries Church on Dr. King’s official birthday, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. announced Wednesday, January 22, 2020, he is launching a relief drive for the pastor who feeds and...
Funeral services for Chicago matriarch Charlie Mae Brown Snowden are scheduled at Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W. 95th Street, for Friday January 24. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The funeral service will be...
He suffered health problems his last few months. By Adrian Moore, NewsOne Rev. George Clements, a priest and veteran civil rights activist, died on Monday (Nov. 25) at a hospital in Northwest Indiana. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago native suffered...
Kanye told his pastor that since he was 'radically saved,' he no longer wanted to rock the mic By Kia Morgan-Smith Kanye West has been on a mission to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, having recently been saved. The rapper...
Crusader Staff Report Hal Baskin, who became a community activist in Englewood after turning his life around as a former gang member, has died. He was 66. The Cook County medical examiner pronounced Baskin dead Friday morning at his home in...
Crusader Staff Report Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist and politician who became Oakland’s third Black mayor decades after he helped found the Congressional Black Caucus, died of cancer on Monday, July 30 at his home in Washington, DC. He...
Crusader staff report The family of an elderly woman who was brutally murdered last month is not giving up the search for her killer and hopes that a $20,000 reward would help bring help for their loved one. Chicago police discovered...