No, Not Rahm Emanuel

As Kamala Harris makes history, concerns swirl that disgraced Chicago mayor may join Biden’s Cabinet Crusader Staff Report More than a year after leaving Chicago as an embattled mayor who hurt the Black community with his policies and leaders, Rahm Emanuel is stirring concerns that he may become part of President-elect...

‘Get out and vote’

Rev. Al Sharpton urges Black Chicago to take back America Black faith leaders rally behind Kim Foxx in State’s Attorney’s race By Erick Johnson With a week left for the Presidential and local General Elections, civil rights leader Al Sharpton visited Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood on Tuesday, October 27, where he...
By Dave Boucher, Kevin McCoy, Kevin Johnson, Detroit Free Press The Trump campaign announced Wednesday it is pursuing court actions to stop ballot counting in Michigan and Pennsylvania, and to prevent the counting of absentee ballots in Georgia that it claims arrived after an Election Day deadline. Launching a multi-state legal battle to secure a...
Bid to become first Black Indiana governor ends in defeat Crusader Staff Report Democratic candidate Woody Myers’ bid to become Indiana’s first Black governor ended on Tuesday, November 3, in a crushing defeat when voters overwhelmingly backed incumbent Republican Eric Holcomb in the General Election. The big victory reflects the enduring...
Trump-loving Democrat Vernon Jones also did not wear a mask for the stunt. By Lee Moran, Huff Post Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones (D) showed scant regard for coronavirus safety measures on Friday when he crowd-surfed over maskless Donald Trump supporters during the president’s crowded campaign rally in Macon. Jones, a Democrat...
The president-elect castigated the president with a ferociousness not seen since Election Day. By Rebecca Shabad, Dareh Gregorian and Dartunorro Clark, NBC News President-elect Joe Biden on Monday gave his most scathing indictment yet of the attempts by President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn November's election, hours after the...
Cook County’s first Black State’s Attorney silences critics By Erick Johnson Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx won re-election in the General Election Tuesday, November 3, defeating Republican Pat O’Brien in a heated race that eventually vindicated the county’s first Black female prosecutor after a long and tough campaign season. In...

Gary Crusader Endorsements

Joe Biden for President and Kamala Harris for Vice President Joe Biden’s long political career in Washington includes eight years as vice president with Barack Obama, America’s first Black president. Kamala Harris is described as a “fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants”...
Trump files lawsuits to stop counting of ballots in presidential race By Erick Johnson After an evening of gloom, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden moved closer to victory after flipping several key swing states in a dramatic comeback that gave the former vice president numerous paths to defeating President Donald Trump...
Crusader analyses show how Black wards voted in various races By Erick Johnson Businessman Willie Wilson, once a rising star in the Black community, lost all 18 Black wards in a crushing defeat to Senator Dick Durbin in Tuesday’s General Election, according to the Crusader analysis of results released from the...