Lightfoot said city will need help from Washington to survive Crusader Staff Report Deep cuts in city services remain a concern after Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a $1.2 billion budget deficit in the city’s 2021 budget. The budget gap is the largest in Chicago’s history. Lightfoot attributed the deficit to the...
Jacob Blake Speaks Out From Hospital Bed: ‘It Hurts To Breathe. It Hurts To Sleep.’ By Hayley Miller, Huff Post Jacob Blake said he’s experiencing unrelenting pain in a newly released video recorded from the hospital bed where he’s recovering after being shot in the back multiple times by a Wisconsin...
By Amir Vera and Kevin Dotson, CNN Lou Brock, one of the best hitters and base stealers in baseball history, died Sunday at the age of 81. A Brock family representative confirmed his death to the St. Louis Cardinals. Known as a "stolen base specialist" according to the National Baseball Hall...
An inmate claims he was "forced" to assault Kelly "in hopes of getting spotlight attention and world news notice to shed light on the government corruption." By Claudia Rosenbaum, Billboard R. Kelly is asking a judge to release him on bail after he was attacked last week by an inmate. In a...
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. on Tuesday, September 1, joined representatives and faith leaders from 50 organizations to help keep the peace in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as President Donald Trump visited the city amid protests, to meet with businessmen and inspect damage done by protesters. Chicago activist Ja’Mal Green joined leaders...
By Stacey Baca, ABC7 News Jacob Blake appeared remotely in Kenosha County court Friday as he pleaded not guilty to three charges filed against him back in July. Blake was upgraded from intensive care this week. His father said he's doing a little bit better, but still cannot move from his...
“You should absolutely cancel me, and I absolutely cancel myself,” Jessica Krug of The George Washington University wrote on Medium. By Elyse Wanshel, Huff Post A history professor and political activist at The George Washington University has publicly admitted that she is actually white and Jewish — despite claiming to be...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. The late actor Chadwick Boseman had a wealth of film experiences under his belt, and he was marvelous in all of them, including many others in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise besides “Black Panther,” which included “Captain America: Civil War,” “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers...
Deon Kay, 18, was fatally shot Wednesday by a D.C. police officer. By Meredith Deliso, ABC News Washington, D.C., police released body camera footage Thursday of the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old Black man, following protests outside a police station and Mayor Muriel Bowser's home. The footage was shared less than...
By Erick Johnson It sits off Broadway just seven minutes from the mansion of President Abraham Lincoln’s wife on Lexington’s charming main street. Across the street from a row of old shotgun shacks is the resting place of several Black horse jockeys who won the Kentucky Derby years after they were...