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Billie “BJ” McCoy-Thomas, daughter of Chief Apostle, Dr. William McCoy succumbs...

The daughter of pastor-activist Chief Apostle, Dr. William McCoy of Brother’s Keeper Community Resource Center in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Billie “BJ” McCoy has unexpectedly...

New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open In Crestwood

The Village of Crestwood announces the opening of a drive-through COVID-19 Testing Center at the Crestwood Civic Center, located at 14025 S Kostner Avenue in Crestwood...

Woodlawn’s historic Grand Ballroom shut down

City closes facility indefinitely for violating Chicago’s COVID-19 restrictions after hosting party with 200 guests By Erick Johnson Woodlawn’s historic Grand Ballroom was shut down last...

Massive strike at 11 Infinity Healthcare nursing homes enters second week

Pritzker urges both sides to negotiate a deal quickly during pandemic Crusader Staff report A week-old massive strike of a Chicago area nursing home company drew...

Nation remembers David Dinkins, New York’s first and only Black mayor

Crusader Staff Report David Dinkins, New York City’s first and only Black mayor is being remembered as a political giant who smashed racial barriers when...

Aidan Ellison’s Autopsy Contradicts Accused Murderer’s Self-Defense Claim

Robert Keegan's use of deadly force exists in a dark thread where Black people are routinely killed because of white fear. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne The...

Chicago Children’s Choir invites young singers to interactive virtual open houses...

Students may participate in short Zoom “auditions” immediately following each Open House to join neighborhood choirs via ongoing rolling enrollment process  Chicago Children’s Choir (CCC),...

Former Chicago State professor charged with embezzling more than $650,000

Crusader Staff Report A former Chicago State University professor has been indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly embezzling more than $650,000 from a national...

Reverend Jesse Jackson supports lawsuit against Amazon

Fired worker says retail giant put Black workers at risk during COVID-19 pandemic Crusader Staff Report Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. is supporting a new lawsuit that...