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Kanye told his pastor that since he was 'radically saved,' he no longer wanted to rock the mic By Kia Morgan-Smith Kanye West has been on a mission to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, having recently been saved. The rapper has also been on his own personal pilgrimage around the...

IN MEMORIAM

A Good Company Or A No-Good Turkey?   Crusader staff report It’s a case that has allegedly scammed thousands of Blacks and left Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan fuming. And the question remains: Is IDT Energy a good company or a no-good turkey that gobbled up a lot of green from...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia They are sisters – twins to be correct – and both are medical doctors and were born and raised in a town in Ohio called Twinsburg, a segregated, lower-income and primarily African American area. Both say they’ve always been drawn to science and excelled...

J.B. AND JULIANA ROMP!

The two crushed Rauner while Attorney General candidate Kwame Raoul was among many Black candidates in Illinois who dominated the midterm elections where Democrats took back the U.S. House of Representatives By Erick Johnson In a landslide victory, Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker swept his opponent to become Illinois’ 43rd governor...

Retailer’s decision to close stores in Black neighborhoods draws anger, suspicion By Erick Johnson It’s a decision that has some Black folks sad and others fuming. Target, the retailer that has earned billions off discounted, household items, announced on Tuesday, October 30 that it will close two stores, in Chatham and Morgan...

OUR ENDORSEMENTS

  JB Pritzker has come a long way to earn the Crusader’s endorsement as the next governor of Illinois. His running mate, state Rep. Juliana Stratton is the perfect choice for a candidate who seeks to serve low-income neighborhoods where incumbent Bruce Rauner has failed miserably in the last four...
Linda Johnson Rice leaves company again as magazine misses a payment to writers Crusader Staff Report Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice has exited the iconic, but beleaguered magazine for the second time as payroll problems continue to plague the company. On Tuesday, October 23 Crain’s Chicago Business reported that Johnson stepped...
Crusader Staff Report Hal Baskin, who became a community activist in Englewood after turning his life around as a former gang member, has died. He was 66. The Cook County medical examiner pronounced Baskin dead Friday morning at his home in Englewood after his wife found him unresponsive. “Hal was a true...
Crusader Staff Report Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist and politician who became Oakland’s third Black mayor decades after he helped found the Congressional Black Caucus, died of cancer on Monday, July 30 at his home in Washington, DC. He was 82. Funeral arrangements had not yet been announced as of...