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By Erick Johnson FORT McPHERSON, Ga – Madea would be so proud. Tyler Perry has outdone himself. On his new, sprawling 330-acre studio complex in this Atlanta suburb, one can visit the White House, a classic, grand mansion in the Deep South, a lake cabin and a posh state-of-the art...
By Cedric "Big Ced" Thorton, Black Enterprise Attorneys say a Georgia man was standing his ground when he fatally shot a 17-year-old girl who was part of a crowd of people trying to run him off the road. William Marcus Wilson, a 21-year-old Black man from Sharpsburg, Georgia, has been charged with...
Mayor Lori Lightfoot was with Scott Wednesday, but said she will not be quarantining By Jessica D'Onofrio, ABC7 News Alderman Michael Scott Jr. of Chicago's 24th Ward has tested positive for COVID-19 and appeared at a press conference this week with Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Mayor Lightfoot appeared with Alderman Scott on Wednesday....
Dueling documentaries spark interest in alleged murder conspiracy By Stephanie Gadlin National Correspondent More than five decades after influential musician and soul singer Sam Cooke was mysteriously killed, people continue to be fascinated with the case and whether or not he was assassinated because of his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement...
Crusader Staff Report Former Ku Klux Klan member Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., who was convicted of murder in the infamous bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, is up for parole next year. The Alabama Board of Pardons in 2016 denied Blanton’s request for parole after he...
Multiple sources reveal narrative of fired police superintendent By Erick Johnson Before he was captured on video dining with a woman at Ceres Cafe, fired Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson visited a Black-owned bar in the South Loop where he drank with a handful of officers, according to multiple sources who spoke...
The cops were attributing the death to "medical distress" but the video suggests otherwise. By Bruce C.T. White, NewsOne Police in Minnesota were being accused of killing an unarmed Black man after a viral video showed an officer pinning down a suspect as he repeated that he couldn’t breathe. The Minneapolis...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Movie goers in the south suburbs have been shocked when they learned a popular movie theater in Country Club Hills is no more. The AMC Loews Theater located on 167th just east of Interstate 57 closed on Jan. 10. The closing comes after the...
By Erick Johnson The popular National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) closed Wednesday January 2, the latest attraction to close due to the partial government shutdown. Hundreds of employees at the museum have been furloughed as a result of the closure. The closure threatens the travel plans of...
White teens are now posting pictures of themselves kneeling on each other's necks, as part of what is called a 'George Floyd challenge' in the same manner as his murder on video. By Raka Mukherjee, News18 BUZZ "Hell is other people," wrote Jean-Paul Sartre in his play called Huis Clos, or...