F.A.M.E. Afterschool Program of First A.M.E. Church invites the Gary community to attend the F.A.M.E Youth Gospel Explosion on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3 p.m. at First A.M.E. Church, 2045 Massachusetts Street. This will be an opportunity for...
The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony for the state historical marker that examines the growth of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Hammond over the last one hundred years. The Saturday, July 20, 2019 marker dedication will begin...
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 Simmons Family Council (SFC) and the Institute of Youth Community Programming (IYCP) invites residences of Northwest Indiana and Chicago, Illinois to participate in their annual Saba Saba picnic and celebration on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Saba member Paul D....
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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader You still have value—regardless of your life’s journey and the challenges you’ve faced.  I believe that we encounter obstacles to bend us toward the direction that leads to our best self. Regardless of the numerous mistakes, God can fix your mess...
By Dr. Carlton P. Byrd, Speaker/Director The Lord abundantly blessed us in our 2019 Fall Revival at the DuPont Park Church in Washington, DC with 53 baptisms this past Saturday, October 19!  The good news is there are additional baptisms forthcoming!  Praise...
The cause for beatification and canonization of The Servant of God Reverend Augustus Tolton, the first African-American to be ordained a Roman Catholic priest for the United States, continues to advance with the approval of the theological consultants of...
Social justice advocate and wife of noted civil rights activist Edwin C. “Bill” Berry Betsy G. Berry of Michigan City, Indiana peacefully passed away on April 26, 2019, at the age of 99. She spent an impressive lifetime dedicated to promoting...
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...