Today, the Reverend Dr. Otis Moss. Jr, one of America’s most influential theologians and civil rights leaders, endorsed Hillary Clinton for President calling her a leader with, “… wisdom, sound judgement, spiritual strength and moral courage.” Rev. Dr. Moss Jr. served as the Pastor of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in...
Preckwinkle blasted in Black community for the termination of Cook County's top doctor and the  closing of the emergency room of Provident Hospital during the coronavirus pandemic By Hermene D. Hartman Dr. Terry Mason last week was relieved of his duties as the chief operating officer for the Cook County Department of Public...
If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Berwyn, you may want to check it right away! A grocery store in Berwyn sold a $1,050,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Wednesday, November 20, midday drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Berwyn Fruit Market, 3811 S. Harlem Ave. in...
Illinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (D-CH) is calling on everyone to reframe from violating the governor’s order to at stay in place and practice social distancing. Ford is disappointed after a party in Chicago went viral. The party was estimated to have over 1,000 people that attended....
Lightfoot flops on proposal that has drawn a lawsuit to block $900 million in TIF Funds By Erick Johnson Most of Chicago’s Black aldermen voted in favor of the controversial $6 billion Lincoln Yards project last week during a City Council meeting that was viewed as the first flop for Mayor-elect...
Robert Keegen has been charged with murder in the shooting of an Oregon teen By Tonya Pendleton, The Grio In an eerie echo of the Jordan Davis case, an Oregon man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a teenager in a hotel parking lot over loud music. As reported...
By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It sits off South Shore Drive with its peeling baby blue paint. The childhood home of megastar Kanye West has been falling apart for years. Time and neglect have left the house in a severe state of disrepair. Amid fanfare and much publicity, Rhymefest on November...
By Crusader Staff Bill Lowry has a famous name. Most times people confuse him with his father, William A. Lowry, the civil rights and civic icon who recently retired from the Chicago Community Trust. However, while the son may share a name with his famous dad, this Lowry is heading...
COVID-19 fatalities highest than any Chicago neighborhood, Black or white By Erick Johnson Sixty seven people in South Shore have died from COVID-19, more than in any neighborhood in Chicago’s 77 communities, according to a Crusader analysis of the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Of the 67...
Foxx outraised as opponent Bill Conway raises $701,600 in one week Crusader Staff Report Democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney Bill Conway received an additional $650,000 from his billionaire father on November 8, according to the latest filings with the Illinois State Board of Elections. The hefty donation comes three months...