Category : Midwest

Midwest / Illinois - 14 hours ago

Sharpton says Gary needs Civil Rights Hall of Fame

THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER for the National Civil Rights Institute and Hall of Fame luncheon, Civil Rights activist Al Sharpton was in Gary on August 12 for the event at the Genesis Convention Center. Photographed with Sharpton from left to right: (Seate...

Midwest / Illinois - 18 hours ago

Gary Commummity Development Offers $1 Dollar Houses

The City of Gary’s Department of Commerce Community Development Division announces eight (8) houses are for sale in the city, and available for purchase through the city’s Dollar Home Program. Gary has been aggressively working to eliminate blight...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 20 hours ago

Aretha Franklin Passes Away At Age 76

Written by Eleven8 courtesy of thejasminebrand.com Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away at the age of 76-years-old. Franklin passed away at her home in Detroit and was surrounded by loved ones. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer. I...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 day ago

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin Tributes on This Day

[embedded content]Over the transom, Aretha Franklin has been killed and buried by social media no less than five times and each time, she always turned up somewhere alive and well and wondering what people were talking about. Well, today, August 1...