By Chinta Strausberg Every day is Veterans Day, according to Rev. Donald Meeks, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Chaplin for the State of Illinois who served in the Navy for 21 years. Meeks, who attended a Veterans Day recognition breakfast at...
Concert in recognition of Mary Rose Shaughnessy part of Church’s 150th Anniversary celebration St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church will host their Opera Gala Benefit Concert and Reception honoring Mary Rose Shaughnessy at the church,  5472 S. Kimbark Ave,...
The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s first elected female bishop, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, and Stellar award-winning artist Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers, will headline the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Prayer...
Grant Memorial African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 4017 South Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois will have its 104th Anniversary Celebration and Homecoming Revival Celebration on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Founded in 1914, the church over the years has grown spiritually...
Tiffany Ceaser is a 16-year-old senior at Calumet Christian School in Griffith, Indiana on a mission. She wants to earn one of the highest recognition a girl scout can attain—a Gold Award. She reached the Ambassador Level in the Girl...
Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University...
Youth are headed back to school, but the violence, inadequate educational funding, and an increasingly turbulent cultural fabric cast a shadow of doubt on the horizon. Trinity United Church of Christ is committed to making sure youth and young...
Crusader Staff Report Hal Baskin, who became a community activist in Englewood after turning his life around as a former gang member, has died. He was 66. The Cook County medical examiner pronounced Baskin dead Friday morning at his home in...
Crusader Staff Report Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist and politician who became Oakland’s third Black mayor decades after he helped found the Congressional Black Caucus, died of cancer on Monday, July 30 at his home in Washington, DC. He...