By Ellyn Santiago, Heavy On July 4, an African-American man filmed a white man who called police on him for allegedly trespassing outside a San Francisco apartment building. The man’s child begged him not to call police. Software engineer Wesley Michel said he was waiting for a friend when a man...
Fox 32 News Under Governor JB Pritzker’s modified stay-at-home order announced Thursday, all Illinois residents, beginning May 1, will be required to wear a face mask when in public where they cannot maintain a six-foot social distance. The new requirement applies to all individuals over the age of two who are...
By Louis Casiano, Fox News Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted President Trump and invoked an expletive Friday in response to his tweets after three days of protests in Minneapolis, Minn., when he called the protesters "THUGS" and tweeted that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." “Donald Trump’s comment last night was...
By Dan Cancian, Newsweek Dinesh D’Souza described Michelle Obama's college thesis as “illiterate and incoherent.” The far-right author and filmmaker launched a scathing attack on the former first lady after she claimed that people at the most powerful organizations in the world were “not as smart” as some portrayed them to be. “Anyone who has read...
Crusader Staff Report Many in Black Chicago are stunned and mourning the sudden death of Archbishop Lucius Hall. A beloved figure who founded and led the First Church of Love And Faith for 40 years in Auburn Gresham, Hall died this morning of COVID-19 at Mercy Hospital in Bronzeville, WVON’s...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Martha Rivera Chavis was not just the wife of civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., but by all accounts, from those who knew the Dominican Republic-born activist, Rivera Chavis strived just as hard as her beloved husband for freedom, justice and...
By Erick Johnson The magazine that graced the coffee tables of millions of Black homes is gone. So is parent company, Johnson Publishing Company. Now, Ebony’s website has vanished from the world wide web. It’s the 75th anniversary of Ebony Magazine, but will there be a celebration or a funeral with...
New data shows that 87 died the same day incident was reported, with many being Black females By Erick Johnson Some 181 Blacks in Chicago died at home of COVID-19, including 87 who died that same day an incident was reported, according to a Crusader review of the latest data from...
By KMOV.com Staff An Illinois lawmaker is suing the governor for extending the state’s stay-at-home order until the end of May. With so many different orders in place around the St. Louis region, it’s creating a different level of impact depending on where residents live or work. In Grafton, Illinois, tourism...
Leaders scramble to save thousands of Blacks dying from COVID-19 as years of neglect, unaddressed health care disparities fuel a spiraling health crisis By Erick Johnson A stunning report showing Blacks in Chicago have the highest death rate from COVID-19 has set off a citywide effort to save thousands of people...