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 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...
The Danielle Ashley Group is saddened by the death of distinguished educator and artist, Dr. Jean Harvey Lightfoot, who passed away of heart failure on November 15, 2017 at 81 years of age. After completing her Ph.D. at Northwestern University,...
To mark National Voter Registration Day, which was Tuesday, Sept. 26, faith leaders with the nation’s largest faith-based grass roots organization are helping their congregations and community members learn about their voting rights and encouraged them to register to...
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...
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...
Amos Davis, son of the late Robert Sr. and Rosie Lee Davis, was born on December 10, 1935 in Shaw, Mississippi. He was the oldest son of eleven children. He grew up in Shaw and graduated from Gentry High...
Louis “Uncle Buddy” Malcolm was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on October 18, 1930 to Charles and Mabel Topps Malcolm. He attended Saint Peter’s Catholic School in Pine Bluff. He started his career in Chicago in 1951 at R.R....
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 Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Della Reese, the legendary actress and star of the classic movie “Harlem Nights” and the long-running CBS drama “Touched by an Angel,” died on Sunday, November 19. She was 86. From Reese’s memorable appearances...