Louis Charles Rogers, affectionately known as “Chuck,” was a life-long resident of Gary, Indiana who will be remembered for his outgoing personality and desire to help others in the community he loved. Rogers was born on July 9, 1933 in...
The singer and preacher was known for the gospel song "Something About the Name Jesus." By Brooklyn White, ESSENCE Ohio’s Bishop Rance Allen, a minister and singer widely known for the gospel hit “Something About the Name Jesus,” has passed away....
Virglee Feazell, a longtime Chicago resident passed suddenly at her Southside home the morning of October 2. She was 90. Services for the neighborhood activist were held at Rayner Funeral Home on October 10. Feazell had lived in Chicago since...
Catholics in the Diocese of Gary join others across the world in receiving the Pope’s new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship, published Sunday, Oct. 4, in which the Pope reveals his vision for overcoming the world’s...
Counting on Chicago Coalition Continues; its Final Census Push Before September 30 Deadline The Counting on Chicago Coalition, led by Habilitative CEO Donald Dew, have partnered with Inter-faith leaders across the city developing initiatives meant to encourage their congregations to...
Counting on Chicago Coalition, interfaith leaders partner to complete Census Census Sunday and gospel concert part of Coalition’s final Census push On Sunday, September 13, inter-faith leaders across Chicago participated in Census Sunday, an initiative to encourage their congregations to complete...
All Nations Worship Assembly, a charismatic church in the South Shore community will give away a week’s worth of food to over 300 families in need on September 26th. All Nations Worship Assembly, pastored by Dr. Matthew Stevenson, is a...
Jani Lou Gant, who spent her life’s career as a public servant has died. Gant (nee Todd), born October 31, 1947 was adopted by Christine and Aamos Hoard in California in 1949. She married Willie Edwards Gant and is survived...
Oct. 15-17: Thousands of Women Set to Discuss Faith, Social Issues and More During Three-Day Global Event As the U.S. continues to practice social distancing, there is no need to be socially isolated. With more than half of Americans reporting the coronavirus...
Known for her dedication and professionalism, Rita Wilson—one of the four, original founding members of the Black United Fund of Illinois (BUFI)—has made her transition. “On behalf of the Black United Fund of Illinois (BUFI) it is with great sadness...