Monday, January 25, 2021
By J. Coyden Palmer Muhammad Ali had Joe Frazier. Tiger Woods had Phil Mickelson. Michael Jordan had, well the entire Detroit Pistons “Bad Boy” teams. It’s a fact rivals bring out both the best and worst in each other. The much-anticipated Netflix movie “Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J....
By Ahsleigh Atwell, Atlanta Black Star Two Black men claim they were kicked out of an Illinois Walmart after they entered the store wearing surgical masks. A video posted on YouTube, Jermon Best and his friend Diangelo Jackson walked through a Wood River, Illinois, Walmart as a white police officer trailed...
THE NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION CONTINUES ITS SERIES ON MISSING BLACK WOMEN AND GIRLS. By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Type the name Tawny Reed in the Google search engine and click on “News.” In doing so, one will find among the results, an obscure 1960s Welsh singer named Tawny Reed...
Sha’Teina Grady El was accused of not leaving the scene of a crime before police committed their own crimes. By NewsOne A police officer was recorded on video beating an unarmed Black woman who appeared to be nonviolent until she was brutally accosted without justifiable provocation during the encounter Tuesday night in...
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 Patrick Forrest Following days of massive peaceful protest throughout the city that ended with nights of looting and hundreds of arrests leaving many businesses boarded up and hollowed out, residents in Chicago’s largely Hispanic neighborhoods such as Back of the Yards, some gang members, have taken to the streets...
Dijon Kizzee was 29 years old. By NewsOne Staff Police in Los Angeles on Monday shot and killed a Black man after officers stopped him while riding a bike for what was being described as a “bicycle code violation,” sparking a night of protests in California’s biggest city. The victim was identified...
Crusader staff report Remember Oprah Winfrey’s splashy Legends Ball in 2005, where she serenaded and splurged on many of America’s Black female achievers? It was a grand affair where Oprah vowed to honor Black female icons while their still alive rather than when their gone. Black women across the country are...
Police Board mulls whether to fire them as they stand accused of lying in Laquan McDonald case Crusader Staff Report The fate of four officers is in the hands of the Chicago Police Board, which is considering firing them after they were accused of lying to cover up facts in the Laquan...
By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a known fact that in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the third Black leader to win the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. Across the nation, the achievement by America’s most prominent Civil Rights leader has been mentioned in countless documents, school history...