Rev. Lucille Jackson: Pioneering A.M.E. Pastor, Sister of Jazz Legend

The Chicago Sun-Times’s Maureen O’Donnell wrote a fitting piece on long-time Maywood pastor Lucille Jackson, who along with Rev. Esther Mitchell, co-founded J.W. James Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church at Sixth and Madison in Maywood. Rev. Jackson, 80, died at her Oak Park home on Tuesday. The Sun-Times obituary is reprinted below: “It was extremely unusual in our denomination, that is over 100 years old, … Continue reading Rev. Lucille Jackson: Pioneering A.M.E. Pastor, Sister of Jazz Legend