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...
By Stephanie Gadlin, Chicago Crusader The national civil rights community is mourning the loss of famed Attorney Lewis Myers, Jr., who died Thursday, May 24, 2018, in a Chicago rehab facility after complications from surgery. There will be a Memorial Service...
The Gary Redevelopment Commission (GRC), in partnership with the Legacy Foundation, is soliciting qualifications from emerging and established artists for the 2018 City Church Art Competition (CCAC). Funding for the CCAC is sourced from the GRC’s winning proposal to...
Barbara Kensey, a veteran publicist, world traveler and cultural maven who introduced thousands of tourists to Black Chicago, died Saturday at Holy Cross Hospital. She was 71. A tribute to Kensey’s life will be held at 5:30 on Friday, May...
Through generous donor partnerships and faithful volunteers, Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana welcomed another family home at their dedication on Adams Street in Gary. LaRutha Cunningham opened the door to her new home and a new life of...
Crusader Staff Report Former Alderman Wilson Frost, who in 1976 assumed the role as mayor but was opposed by loyalists to Richard J. Daley, died Saturday, May 5. He was 92. Alderman Roderick Sawyer (6th) said, “There is no question in...
Dr. William J. Lee, Sr. was installed as the Senior Pastor of the historic Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist Church on January 14, 2018. On Saturday, May 12, Shiloh will hold its annual Mother’s Day program where Dr. William Lee will deliver...
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...
Soon after the Civil War, the Missionary Baptist movement was formed with the same mission that is carried out by member churches today-the sharing of Christian evangelism at home and abroad. Lolline Pippins is the president of the mission...
James A. Murphy Sr., pastor of Chicago’s Rose of Sharon Community Church, has died after complications from respiratory failure. He is best known as the founder and pastor of Rose of Sharon Community church, where he served as pastor...