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 Patrice Nkrumah Known for both his innovative offensive schemes and tactics to go along with a calm demeanor on the sidelines, Glenn Johnson helped hundreds of young men learn life lessons during his 25-year career as the head football...
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,...
Tolton, the nation’s first African American priest, is among eight individuals whose heroic virtues were confirmed by Pope Francis Pope Francis advanced the Cause for Sainthood of The Servant of God Rev. Augustus Tolton and seven others on June 11,...
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...
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...
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)....
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 Well-Known Preacher, Celebrity Advisor, and Prayer Warrior Details Her Battles with Depression, Infertility, Insecurity, and Loss in Upcoming Book, “Ferocious Warrior: Dismantle Your Enemy and Rise” Following in the footsteps of her father, New York Times bestselling author T.D....
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...