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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...

OUR ENDORSEMENTS

  JB Pritzker has come a long way to earn the Crusader’s endorsement as the next governor of Illinois. His running mate, state Rep. Juliana Stratton is the perfect choice for a candidate who seeks to serve low-income neighborhoods where incumbent Bruce Rauner has failed miserably in the last four...
DURING A PANDEMIC, THE WALKERS ARE WALKING INTO THEIR DESTINY WITH THE GRAND OPENING OF THEIR 2ND RESTAURANT IN 4 MONTHS  Mark Walker traded his 9 to 5 blue-collar job to become a 24/7 entrepreneur and now a restaurateur.  Mark has always had a passion for creating a delectable plate to...
The Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers, Dorothy R. Leavell, was honored with the Café Mocha Radio Salute Her 2017 Media Legend Award on December 14, 2017 at the Kimpton Hotel Allegro in Chicago’s downtown. The luncheon was...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America. However, the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America provided one of the least often heralded but most essential roles in the movement’s...
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,...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet recently recognized the achievements of eight students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. that participated in the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship program. The class of 2017 DTU journalism fellows...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) For 50 years, Rod Doss has remained dedicated to the New Pittsburgh Courier and his success has been among the more celebrated of Black Press publishers. Doss received the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2018 NNPA Publisher Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in Las...

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...
Building self-esteem through positive representation is an important part of raising healthy children. Simone Edmonson established Dreams and Jammies LLC, an Atlanta-based company, to play a key role in transforming how children of color see themselves uniquely portrayed in their sleepwear as they drift off into their heavenly dreams. Company founder...