By The Final Call and The Chicago Crusader The funeral, or janazah, service for the son of Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan will be in Chicago, June 8 at Mosque Maryam, 7351 S Stony Island Ave, according to The...
Concert in recognition of Mary Rose Shaughnessy part of Church’s 150th Anniversary celebration St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church will host their Opera Gala Benefit Concert and Reception honoring Mary Rose Shaughnessy at the church,  5472 S. Kimbark Ave,...
Lula Bronson, former vice-president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880, passed away peacefully in her home on the west side of Chicago Thursday, April 12. She was 82. Mrs. Bronson was born in Turrell, Arkansas in 1936...
By Effie Rolfe, Spiritually Speaking And the winner is…the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards better known as the ‘Grammy of Gospel’ was a night of gospel elegance that honored the best and brightest in the music industry. Many of the...
By Effie Rolfe Character is core-of the person. It’s been said that your character can be defined by what you do when no one is watching. Whether the outcome is good, bad or indecisive is determined by our choices. Pastor Calvin Robinson,...
The Calvary Institutional Missionary Baptist Church will soon be filled with praises, hallelujahs and applause as the Calvary Male Chorus delivers a soul-stirring concert in celebration of the choir’s 64th anniversary. The concert will be held on Sunday, October...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Cherrie White has done any and everything she wanted to do throughout her 103 years of living and is still going strong. White, who is the mother of three children, recently celebrated her birth- day...
By Effie Rolfe Fighting for Love. Some things never change such as girls fighting over a school-boy crush. Sometime ago, I shared this story about a fight that went way too far. What started as an argument on Facebook between two 14-year-old...
The One Church One School Partnership hosted the expansion of their first Northwest Indiana partnership that includes several cities in the region. The Northwest Indiana Planning Session that brought together faith-based leaders was held Saturday, March 24 at Christ...
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...