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...
By Effie Rolfe Yes You Can. Ironically, this phrase was similar to the Yes We Can campaign slogan used by then Presidential Candidate Barack Obama in 2008. Fast-forward, 7 ½ years later and the country has just experienced the most...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Although the students at Spirit of God Accelerated School didn’t find out about the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) Northern Region Spelling Bee until a month before the competition, they still prepared for...
Sojourner Truth House (STH), a day center for homeless and at-risk women and children, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by hosting a Day of Celebrations on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The 20th Anniversary Celebration will begin with an Open House...
A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019. The marker dedication will begin at 12:00 p.m. (CST) across the street from the church in...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader The Most Dependable hand is at the end of your own wrist—and sometimes it will let you down. Too often we put our trust in people, jobs, careers, as well as various other things. However,...
By Effie Rolfe Honoring the Sanctity of Life. Recently, I heard a minister say that ‘we have gotten to where we treat humans like animals and animals like humans.’ My thoughts exactly! I don’t believe he could have ever articulated...
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 Effie Rolfe It’s a heart thing. Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks at the heart in 1 Samuel 16:7 is a favorite scripture that has been quoted time and time again. Luke 15:11-32 is another familiar...
Tolton, the nation’s first African American priest, is among eight individuals whose heroic virtues were confirmed by Pope Francis Pope Francis advanced the Cause for Sainthood of The Servant of God Rev. Augustus Tolton and seven others on June 11,...