Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, to retire at the end of 2019. Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2019. Jenkins joined the...
Dr. Warrick L. Carter, music educator, composer, performer, executive and college president, passed at the age of 75 at his residence in Sanford, Florida on July 15 after a brief illness. Warrick L. Carter was born on May 6, 1942...
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...
In observance of the 9th Anniversary of the Glen, The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. will host its 10th Annual “Kings of Gospel” Concert on Saturday, October 14 at 7 p.m. in the Glen, 20 West Ridge Road,...
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,...
The Apostolic Church of God will host a weekend of special programming to celebrate ten years of ministry with Pastor Dr. Byron T. Brazier and his wife, the church’s First Lady, Evangelist Mary Brazier. Like the Braziers’ impact on...
Individuals, communities and faith-based organizations throughout the city have formed the New Poor Peoples Campaign Chicago in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s last campaign. In December of 1967 King announced the plan to bring together Poor People from...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader ‘I’ll Always Love My Mama’. That is a very popular song and definitely a Mother’s Day favorite. Come Sunday, hopefully, Moms past and present will be honored coast to coast. Honor is to show high...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Look—beyond what you already see. When was the last time you looked beyond your natural ability or sight? It’s human nature to look at things on the surface or just the periphery. This weekend, I...
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.,...