In an historic move, West Point to graduate record number of...

The U.S. Military Academy has seen thousands of women move through its halls, but for the first time, over three dozen Black women will...

Sacramento Police Face Criticism For Arresting, Putting Sack Over Head Of...

The boy, pinned to the ground, can be heard saying “I can’t breathe” through the sack, which officers referred to as a “spit mask.” By...

Native Chatham resident’s work spans Davis, Wayans and now Spencer

Dante Brown, 19, was born and raised in Chicago, and his most recent past television credit includes playing the son of Damon Wayans’ character...

Final services held for Charles “Chuck” Barksdale

Family, friends and fans of the legendary Chuck Barksdale of The Dells were joined by guests and music industry artists to celebrate the life...

Services set for WVON’s Alpheus “Insane Ywain” Fields

Family, friends and WVON colleagues will pay their final respects this weekend to popular WVON radio personality Alpheus “Insane Ywain” Fields, who died May...

The DNC is a Ball of Confusion

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow “I don’t belong to any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Will Rogers. If Mr. Rogers...

FORGET THE ADVERSITY SCORE, JUST DUMP THE SAT

By Julianne Malveaux The College Board, the organization that develops and administers the SAT test, has developed a new “adversity score” to augment the widely...

Metra to boost summer weekend service on two lines

Metra this summer will increase weekend service as a pilot program on two lines – Rock Island and UP Northwest – to give customers...

Beef products recalled nationwide due to E. coli concerns

If you're planning to cook with beef this Memorial Day weekend, be sure to check your product's label. About 62,000 pounds of raw beef products...

Lightfoot sworn in, then takes action

Chicago’s first Black female mayor signs executive order to end aldermanic prerogative Crusader Staff Report Mayor Lori Lightfoot got to work, days after being sworn in...