Carnivale Caper!–Jazz icon Ramsey Lewis and cultural, civic and community icons Lester and Nancy McKeever receive prestigious Humanitarian Awards at Ada S. McKinley Community Services’ 18th Annual Gala, “Carnivale!,” on Oct. 25 at
It was cheers and tears all around when Chicago Defender staffers gathered last week to bid a fond adieu to Jimmie Wright, 83, and to celebrate her retirement after 31 years of dedicated and exemplary service as the newspaper’s cashier.
Party Hearty!–That time of the year is fast approaching! It’s when Carter Russell celebrates his birthday. And it’s always to benefit the women and children who find safe haven at Clara’s House. Carter is the major domo of Carter R