Youth are headed back to school, but the violence, inadequate educational funding, and an increasingly turbulent cultural fabric cast a shadow of doubt on the horizon. Trinity United Church of Christ is committed to making sure youth and young...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A Candle loses no light by lighting another candle. This candle that I speak of is more than mere wax, rather it is the God in you that lifts hearts and enlightens destiny and hope. Moreover, the...
Chicago has lost one of it’s best volunteers for social justice and human equality, Mrs. Barbara Cox. Mrs. Cox made her transition on Friday, March 2. She was known across Chicago for her warm spirit toward making others have a...
By Reverend Paul Jakes, Jr. This article is written specifically to anyone who is of the age to vote, regardless of the generation that you are born or even your race. But today, as an African American pastor and grassroot...
Grant Memorial African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 4017 South Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois will have its 104th Anniversary Celebration and Homecoming Revival Celebration on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Founded in 1914, the church over the years has grown spiritually...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) recently announced the gospel groups and soloists who will perform at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 1727 W. 15th Ave., in Gary. The musical groups include CeCe & Company, the Johnson Family, Whosoever...
The New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church and Rev. Paul Jakes, Jr. will present to the greater Chicagoland area a conference on the “Power of Prayer” on June 1-2, 2018. The venue for this event will be the chapel...
Sojourner Truth House (STH), a day center for homeless and at-risk women and children, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by hosting a Day of Celebrations on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The 20th Anniversary Celebration will begin with an Open House...
By Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II (President, Repairers of the Breach) On Friday, October 13, Donald Trump went before the annual Values Voter Summit hosted by the Family Research Council and declared America “a country that never forgets that we...
By Sgt. Robert L. Buggs Gary native, Quentin P. Smith, soars to new heights as the recipient of the nation's highest civilian award, the Congressional Medal of Honor. The flags that flew high above the Adam Benjamin Jr. Veterans Out­patient...