By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader A friend of Rev. John Jackson, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, asked him if he would consider hosting a Real Men Cook event at the church on Father’s Day Sunday. He told...
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition are honoring Gary native Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr. as a part of our Father’s Day 10 a.m., Saturday, June 17th, broadcast at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters, 930...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Throw your stones. Recently, Kathie Lee Gifford gave a beautiful tribute to her husband, Frank, after his transition. She spoke of their travels to Israel and seeing where David threw the stone to slay Goliath. Kathy emphasized that whenever...
The combined ministries of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, pastored by Reverend Dr. David B. Thornton, at 600 East 35th Street, will host “It’s a Family Affair” on Saturday, June 22, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Special Events,...
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 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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Human Lives Matter (Part II.) Because it does matter. Be careful what you say about God’s children. Whether you like it or not—your opinion doesn’t matter. Lives do. No life is better than anyone else....
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 Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Rev. Dr. Alfred Lewis Johnson, Sr. was known throughout the community for his work with youth, the many community programs he initiated, his social camaraderie with those he met, and most importantly, his service...
The cause for beatification and canonization of The Servant of God Reverend Augustus Tolton, the first African-American to be ordained a Roman Catholic priest for the United States, continues to advance with the approval of the theological consultants of...