By Effie Rolfe Fighting for Love. Some things never change such as girls fighting over a school-boy crush. Sometime ago, I shared this story about a fight that went way too far. What started as an argument on Facebook between two 14-year-old...
By Urban News, (Religion Staff) An array of multicultural organizations fighting against what they describe as “Christian persecution” around the world is finding it difficult to win broad public support for the issue. That is especially true in the Black...
Jonathan Portis will sponsor and host “An Evening of Gospel” at the Glen Theater, 20 West Ridge Road, on Friday, October 20 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature four-time Grammy Award-winning singer, musician, and songwriter, Karen Clark Sheard....
By Effie Rolfe Looking for a Miracle is Good—Being a Miracle is Best. Be the Miracle that you desire. I believe that you can be such a blessing in someone’s life. I further believe you may just be the answer to...
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...
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...
The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. will host their 1st Annual “Gospel Quartet Concert” on Saturday, August 26 at 7 p.m. in the Glen, 20 West Ridge Road, in Gary. Dr. Vernon G. Smith, Board Chairman, said the event...
It was through the Indiana/Kentucky Conference of the United Churches of Christ that wan-ted to start a church in Gary. Because Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago was the largest in the denomination and the only African American...
A former employee of Leavitt Tube and Metal Company on Chicago’s South Side for 30 years, Hardie Luckett, Jr. died. He was 65 years old. Luckett, who was an active union member and devoted family man, received his formal education...