A Good Company Or A No-Good Turkey?   Crusader staff report It’s a case that has allegedly scammed thousands of Blacks and left Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan fuming. And the question remains: Is IDT Energy a good company or a no-good turkey that gobbled up a lot of green from...
Crusader Staff Report Chicago Judge George Leighton, the namesake of the Cook County Criminal Courts building at 26th and California, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA on Monday, November 5. The burial fulfills a dying wish for Leighton, a longtime civil rights activist who passed away on June...

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...
24 years later, Octavius Morris signs second affidavit saying cop forced her to lie convict Roosevelt Myles, who has been in prison for nearly 27 years By Erick Johnson Two sworn affidavits. One eyewitness. One fatal shooting and one false conviction. It’s a story that, for decades, has failed to add...
By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire As Donald Trump’s persistent “fake news” rhetoric continues to fester in the media, Black publishers across the nation, recently took charge of the conversation, giving way to a special forum entitled “Black Press vs. Fake News.” The forum took place during the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s...
I once asked the first African American billionaire, Reginald F. Lewis, what single word best defined the most determinative factor that led to his monumental financial success? Mr. Lewis answered, “Preparation.” To accept or to meet the challenges of life, one must first be prepared. Attaining a quality education is...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader When Gov. Bruce Rauner called a press conference last month to announce he was filling vacant Board of Trustee positions in an effort to turn Chicago State around, I couldn’t help but laugh to myself. While CSU has more problems than probably any...