By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader For millennials staying on a job until retirement is unheard of now because the average time they spend at one job is 4.6 years, according to data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics....
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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader It was a night to remember as the Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago hosted an epic event to commemorate the legendary Rev. Dr. Clay Evans at the Harold Washington Library for the...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Ever since New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church’s Anointed Voices Choir recorded its CD “Longtime Coming, Legacy Fulfilled,” choir members have been traveling and performing with some of the legendary gospel artists in the country....
Fred Marberry passed on March 21, 2019 in Robbins, IL, at the home he shared with his wife, Geta Aikens Marberry. Marberry was an inspiration and role model for his 10 children, and for many of his friends and relatives. He...
Spencer Leak, Sr.’s Nehemiah Project Urges churches to take back communities By Chinta Strausberg More than 6,000 people attended the Nehemiah Project—an anti-violence crime summit held at The House of Hope, 752 E. 114th St., hosted by Spencer Leak, Sr. Leak called...
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 African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s first elected female bishop, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, and Stellar award-winning artist Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers, will headline the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Prayer...
The pastor of Apostolic Faith Church, Bishop Horace E. Smith, M.D., his wife, Susan Davenport Smith, and their family were joined by thousands of church members, their guests, other church clergy and national, state and local dignitaries as they...