What’s In Your Tree? By Mae Catherine Godhigh

Photo by Tom Pokarney, WEEK TV Creative Services, 2021 Women in Leadership The other day, while sitting in my living room, an ubiquitous commercial aired on the television. At the end of the commercial, the question was asked, what’s in your wallet? I pondered that question and resumed my genealogy research. Ironically, that simple question led to … Continue reading What’s In Your Tree? By Mae Catherine Godhigh

Pullman Museum Opens in Chicago By Cassiette West Williams

Pullman porter assisting a passenger with her luggage. Public Domain Photo. The first-ever Black History museum opened Labor Day weekend in Chicago, IL, and is expected to gross more than $1 million annually. The National A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum opened to crowds of local people and many out-of-town visitors, who enjoyed seeing a celebration … Continue reading Pullman Museum Opens in Chicago By Cassiette West Williams

My Beautiful Inheritance – Part 1 By Rev.Charity E. Sephus

Psalms 16:5-6 "The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; he holds my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; I have a beautiful inheritance." God has brought me through life and death into everlasting pleasure when he became my eminent refuge, sovereign Lord, prestigious counselor, noble, trustworthy, and paramount in … Continue reading My Beautiful Inheritance – Part 1 By Rev.Charity E. Sephus

The Man in the Monarchs Uniform By Lorraine B. Carter

I have to reach back to my early days, when I was getting acquainted with my father, just home from the Army.  He played the electric Guitar, his first Gibson, purchased from Bellson music store in Moline, Illinois.  The multi-talented singer, Pearl Bailey's father-in-law, owned the music store, and my father cherished that Guitar.  We … Continue reading The Man in the Monarchs Uniform By Lorraine B. Carter

What Do You Really Have to Lose? By Katherine Young

If you could never fail, what would you do? If there were no obstacles, what heights would you climb? In a utopian society, success would be so easy to obtain. Though undesired, living in a world with obstacles helps to build grit, character, and resilience. One of the main challenges each person must fight daily … Continue reading What Do You Really Have to Lose? By Katherine Young

Gospel Experience Church – Memorial Garden

In 1979, the Gospel Experience Church was established by its current Pastor and Founder, Dr. Richard K. Hammonds. Since 1981, the Gospel Experience Church, located at 3101 NE Madison Avenue, has thrived in the Averyville district. At the current location, members built a new sanctuary, added a new addition to the sanctuary, and purchased land … Continue reading Gospel Experience Church – Memorial Garden