By Cash Michaels of The Wilmington Journal In an exclusive interview, Dr. William J. Barber, II, currently president of Repairers of the Breach, a nonpartisan, nonprofit social advocacy group, has confirmed that he and a delegation of “moral, workers' rights,...
Gary native Mausiki (Stacey) Scales, an award-winning musician, storyteller and historian, is the guest speaker for the Black History Month event, “African-Americans in Motion: The Great Migration.” The event, which is open to the public, is 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb....
By Effie Rolfe Letting God Be (Part 2). This week we continue with ‘letting go and letting God be’ exactly who He is—Sovereign. Pastor Calvin Robinson’s conversation continues on how to pray, the power of praying and praying God’s word regarding...
Jonathan Portis will sponsor and host “An Evening of Gospel Quartets” at the Glen Theater, 20 West Ridge Road, on Saturday, July 29 at 6 p.m. The concert will feature the dynamic quartet group, the Douglas Singers. Also on...
By Effie Rolfe Honoring the Sanctity of Life. Sadly, I recently heard a minister say ‘we have gotten to where we treat humans like animals and animals like humans.’ My thoughts exactly! I don’t believe he could have ever articulated...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Become comfortable with being uncomfortable. Recently, my sister shared a weekly lesson from the Curves fitness club’s member guide about embracing change. The first three words of the lesson are ‘change is difficult’. We all know...
We are One is the title to a classic recorded by Frankie Beverly and Maze. The phrase ‘we are one’ is also the precise expression of mankind. Simply put, we are God’s children that consist of sisters and brothers from every nation. The...
By Effie Rolfe Doing is better! My beloved Mom, W.D Rolfe always reminded me that the things I say I am going to do are good. However, to actually do those things is far better. To quote her exact words,...
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...
By Effie Rolfe It’s Coming Back. You reap what you sow. Your actions are the seeds you plant that will manifest in your life. Make no mistake—whether you know it or not you are doing that each day of your life. The...