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By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It was once the birthplace of Gospel music before a devastating fire destroyed the historic landmark Pilgrim Baptist Church building in Bronzeville over a decade ago. Now, after years of legal battles, financial problems and calls...
Dr. Yvon Jeune Nazon was a Renaissance Man Yvon Jeune Nazon, M.D., a board certified gynecologist, obstetrician and fertility specialist, and a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has died. Dr. Nazon was 92 years old. A medical...
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 Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Civil rights activist Reverend Dr. Charles Koen died Friday, July 20 2018, in a hospital near Cairo, Illinois, a source confirmed on Monday. Dr. Koen, who was born on August 7, 1945, once worked with several...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader In 1918, a prayer band consisting of 13 people meeting in various homes in Gary felt the need for a church to fulfill them spiritually in their service to God. Sister Thompson, secretary of...
St. John Baptist Church will celebrate their Men’s and Women’s Day on May 15, 2016. The Men’s Service is at 11:00 a.m. The Pastor of City of Praise Church in Gary, Rev. Richard Wilford, will bring the morning message. The...
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...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, MBA, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming “Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later” to be held at First Baptist Church, 626 West 21st...
By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Although Unity Baptist Church is only eight years old, it has been able to purchase a building and pay off its mortgage in a short amount of time. The Unity church pastor and congregation now...
Tiffany Ceaser is a 16-year-old senior at Calumet Christian School in Griffith, Indiana on a mission. She wants to earn one of the highest recognition a girl scout can attain—a Gold Award. She reached the Ambassador Level in the Girl...