Still youthful, though well into his seventies, the dynamic Chicago Public Schools legendary Social Science Teacher, Richard Pringle, died June 17, 2017. “I got the call last week from his life-long family friend, Janice Washington Taylor,” said Beverly Normand, retired...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Those passing by the stately structure on Connecticut Street would never guess that the church bearing the name Unity Baptist was started in someone’s home. Reverend Jerry and Gwendolyn Protho began the church with...
Emily Just announces publication of ‘Letters from Emily.’ The journal entries from her abusive marriage were the catalyst for Emily Just’s new book, “Letters from Emily: A Christian Woman’s Journey from Abuse to Freedom with Hope—Joy—Blessing” (published by WestBow Press)....
In observance of the 9th Anniversary of the Glen, The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. will host its 10th Annual “Kings of Gospel” Concert on Saturday, October 14 at 7 p.m. in the Glen, 20 West Ridge Road,...
By Carmen Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The Gary community was treated to a host of delightful and fulfilling dishes during the Annual First AME Sons of Allen Taste held Saturday, June 3 at the Baber Youth Center. Over 50 dishes were prepared...
The Second Annual MET Peace Planter Awards will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017, hosted by the Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church Restoration Ministry, and Pastor Reverend Dr. Leon D. Finney, Jr. The evening’s celebration and entertainment will start...
Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University...
As women across the national creatively and respectfully recognize and celebrate the achievements of American women, Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church joins this campaign, which is open to the public with several events during the month of March. On Sunday, March...
As children watched in amazement, National Lakeshore Park Ranger Shane Griffin shows them the skins of wildlife found in Miller Woods around the Douglas Environmental Center in Miller. Ranger Griffin brought skins of foxes, beavers, muskrats and coyotes for...
By Bonnie DeShong I have always loved the Easter holidays. From saying my “Easter Piece” in Sunday school, to tearing into my Easter basket complete with colored hard boiled eggs and chocolate bunny rabbits. A few years ago I was a...