Local summer movie kicks off events

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader Greater Saint John AME launches “Englewood At The Movies” on June 30th at 7 p.m. with a screening of the...

Crowdfunding favorite ‘In The Morning’ screens at Black Cinema House

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. On Friday, June 2nd, Indie Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu of the Production Company, Hollywood Africans, will partner with Theaster Gates and...

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

Chicago State Police Say Public and Students in Danger

Claiming they are using substandard equipment and restricted from doing their jobs by a former Chicago Police Department Deputy Commissioner turned Chicago State Chief...

Sweet smell of Rose turns sour as star traded to New...

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader On the same day when one million people gathered to pay homage to their hometown hero LeBron James in Cleveland...

Black neighborhoods 100 years later

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Thousands of affordable housing units were promised, but never built. Robert Taylor and Cabrini Green projects are gone. So are...

Battle to save Bronzeville school heats up

Chicago Crusader staff report A battle is brewing to keep the Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School (BZLCS) open as Chicago Public Schools seek to close the...

Decades later, a secret finally revealed

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a known fact that in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the third Black leader to win...

Residents battle to keep out marijuana dispensary

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Community activists from several wards have partnered with Johnny Acoff, vice president of the South Shore Garden Government Association, to...

Young Black voters could decide elections

Chicago Crusader Staff With just a month before the primary and local elections, registration drives are popping up all over in Chicago’s minority communities as...