By Sarah Schulte, Ravi Baichwal and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team In the Cook County State's Attorney's race, incumbent Kim Foxx declared victory Tuesday night after Republican challenger Patrick O'Brien called her to concede. "I received a call from Judge O'Brien congratulating me on tonight's victory," Foxx said. "I want to thank...
By Kristen Clarke In a year defined by distress and tragedy, no one has felt that chaos more painfully than the Black community. We’ve seen the coronavirus pandemic tear through our neighborhoods at a devastating rate. Job losses have surged, evictions are looming, and economic damage has mounted. And the...

‘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...
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters
Congresswoman Maxine Waters gave a very strong message to Black voters who are considering voting for President Trump: “Any of them showing their face, I will never ever forgive them for undermining the possibility to help their own people and their own communities.” Speaking with SiriusXM host Joe Madison,...
Reminds Voters Mail Ballots Cannot Be Dropped at Local Polling Places on Election Day  Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough released a listing today of seven first-ever Election Day Super Site voting locations where suburban residents can vote in person or drop their Mail Ballot in a secure drop box...
The referendum asks residents to approve an approximately 52 cents per $100 assessed value tax increase. That means a 20-cent-per-day tax increase for the average Gary property valued at $60,000. The tax increase is expected to bring $8.9 million every year for eight years. The Crusader encourage residents to vote yes...

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”...
JOE BIDEN, PRESIDENT Joe Biden’s long political career in Washington includes eight years as vice president with Barack Obama, America’s first Black president. His long tie to Black America is not the only reason Biden has earned our endorsement. The biggest and most important achievement Biden has is his years of...
TV ONE announced the presentation of REPRESENT THE VOTE: OUR VOICE, OUR FUTURE, a three-part series of virtual town halls designed to tackle various social, economic and political issues impacting Black women voters across the U.S. CNN commentator and political analyst Karen Finney will moderate and host the series which...
By NewsOne While much of the recent attention by candidates has been focused on securing support from Black men voters, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris‘ presidential campaign on Wednesday released a trio of new ads targeting all Black voters, but especially Black women, a group that has long been called...