Loretto Hospital offering free mammograms for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Crusader Staff Report Loretto Hospital will offer free mammograms during October for uninsured or underinsured West Side residents. The free 2D and 3D tomosynthesis mammograms is...

Ford unveils proposal to boost Black history lessons in Illinois schools

Crusader Staff Report Alarmed that the traditional teaching of history has failed to provide students with a comprehensive education that includes the perspectives of marginalized...

Black-owned bank, OneUnited, reaches milestone 100,000 customers

OneUnited, the largest Black-owned bank in the country, revealed it has reached a customer milestone of 100,000 clients. By DeMicia Inman, TheGrio As the country’s largest...

63-Year-Old Black Man Granted Parole After Spending Nearly 24 Years in...

By Zach Linly In August, The Root reported that 63-year-old Fair Wayne Bryant—who was given a life sentence for stealing a pair of hedge clippers...

Ice Cube sets the record straight on his plans with Trump...

By Amir Vera, CNN After taking heat for a few days, rapper Ice Cube spoke to CNN on Friday to set the record straight on...

Illinois COVID-19: IL could see return of Phase 3 restrictions as...

Governor JB Pritzker to resume daily briefings; Kane, DuPage, Will and Kankakee 1 day away from meeting threshold to impose new restrictions By Cate Cauguiran,...

Chicago International Film Festival Mini Recap

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. I have been able to virtually screen a few films that are available for moviegoers during the 56th Chicago International...

Senate Republicans continue to push Amy Coney Barrett

By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump’s announced selection to the Supreme Court of the United States, federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the seat...

Georgia State Rep. Crowd-Surfs Over Maskless Trump Supporters At President’s Rally

Trump-loving Democrat Vernon Jones also did not wear a mask for the stunt. By Lee Moran, Huff Post Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones (D) showed scant...

Unskippable Disclaimers For Racism Appear On Several Old Films On Disney+

Disney annotated “Dumbo” and other movies for including “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.” By Jeremy Blum, Huff Post A variety of older films...