By Crusader Staff Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every walk of life—both globally and within the United States. As a result, in Cook County, lives have been lost and families have been gravely affected, not only by the pain associated with losing a loved one, but on the economic...
Article Revels that Schiavocampo was Fired for leading Diversity Efforts A published article June 13, 2020 in The Huffington Post reveals for the first time why leading news correspondent Mara Schiavocampo abruptly stopped appearing on GMA in 2017.  According to the report, Schiavocampo was fired in retaliation for leading...
Crusader staff report WVON 1690-AM, Chicago’s iconic Black news/talk radio station, is moving its headquarters from Chatham to the South Loop by the end of the year, Parent Company Midway Broadcasting announced on October 2. Midway will move WVON’s studios and offices to 800 South Wells Street at River City, a...
By Michelle Bass, Gary Crusader Walking into J's Breakfast Club during its grand opening on Thursday, June 1, you could feel the energy as cooks and waitresses hurried about taking orders and preparing meals at the newest local eatery in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood. The restaurant is located across the...
Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a Ni-Source Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced  the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president of communications and external affairs. She will report to NIPSCO President Violet Sistovaris and be based at the company’s headquarters in Merrillville, IN. In this role, Montague...
Financier Walter Clark died at the age of 90, on November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. His passing was announced by his family. “It is with deep regret that we inform you of the passing of our beloved husband, father, and family member, Walter Clark.” Funeral Services were held Saturday,...

The New 2018 Tax Law

By Constant W. Watson III, CPA, Contributing Writer The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that was recently passed, will have an impact on just about all taxpayers. No matter whether your filing status is Married, Single or Head of Household, you need to be aware of this new law. Some deductions...

Don’t buy a BMW

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the German automaker, for refusing to reply to the survey for the group’s annual diversity scorecard. Not only did BMW refuse to complete the survey, the German...
Crusader Staff Report Amazon has hired 500 workers at its new delivery station that recently opened in Gary. The delivery station serves as a warehouse for local shipping and is one of the 24-hour sites that Amazon has been opening all across the country to improve its distribution network to...
The Country’s First Black Fire Brigade for firefighters and emergency medical technicians kicks off its mission to promote and protect this growing community. An industrious eight-year-old boy and a resourceful Chicago firefighter will be recognized at the June 23, 2018, grand opening of the Black Fire Brigade’s new home. Torey Ankum...