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...
The United Methodist Women of Fifth Avenue Church are collecting donations for homeless women in the lobby of their church on 2600 West 5th Avenue. They are collecting items such as toiletries and household items to donate to local...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A haircut gone bad. Remember when you were younger and came home crying because you didn’t like the way the barber or beautician cut your hair? A woman in California apparently didn’t take heed to what momma’...
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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Lord help me to see what I already have…. we’ve all done it before looked for something for hours or days only to realize it was already there. Just as I can recall countless times...
Chicago Crusader staff report As the Chicago Teachers Union drifts closer to strike, a Black pastor is proposing a unique alternative to keep thousands of students off the streets if talks fail between the union and Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Rev....
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Think Him for the Insignificant Things—the things we so often take for granted. Yes, I said ‘think Him’ because as an older lady once said ‘every time I thank on the Lord—I think Him.’ This...
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 You still have value—regardless of your life’s journey and the challenges you’ve faced. Your life is filled with purpose, value and worth because you’ve been bought with a price—the blood of Jesus Christ. So this week is a reminder...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A true friend is like a book. While the outside may be okay or not, you really don’t get the full benefit until you turn the pages and get deep into the chapters. Unfortunately, too many...