Uber and Lyft to stay in Chicago after compromised ordinance passes

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A controversial ordinance that would have been damaging to the African American community was severely modified and passed by...

2017 HBCU calendar provides timeless knowledge

You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been. Designers of the “Our History Today!” calendar say make 2017 your...

Legacy Foundation awards $167,100 to Northwest Indiana area nonprofits

Nineteen local organizations will benefit from $167,100 in grants from Legacy Foundation this spring. Grants were awarded through the Foundation’s Transform Lake County program,...

Iconic WVON radio station moving from Chatham

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...

Challenging Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) recently took note of the unprecedented number of African American women leading higher education...

Approvals moves Pullman development closer to start

Moving closer to a groundbreaking date, Pullman Artspace Lofts, the affordable artist work/live community complex to be constructed in historic Pullman Chicago, has received...

Spotlight: Pennie’s Tea

Local artisan tea brand Pennie’s Tea was among the local vendors selected by the new Englewood Whole Foods. The Englewood store made news not...

Toyota Forklifts adding high-wage jobs in Indiana

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), a full-line material handling solutions provider of forklifts and related equipment, announced plans to strengthen its workforce in...

NNPA Chairman receives prestigious Café Mocha Salute Award

The Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers, Dorothy R. Leavell, was honored with...

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to speak at NABJ Region II...

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will participate in the National Association of Black Journalists Region II Conference and Media Institute on Finance in Chicago...