Dr. Wilson: ‘I will be the next mayor of Chicago’

By Chinta Strausberg With the number of people scrambling to jump into the mayor’s race, Dr. Willie Wilson has already declared he is the frontrunner...

Launch party for Walgreens Expressions Challenge – Sept. 15

4U ByU, which culminates National Arts in Education week, is the official launch party for the Walgreens Expressions Challenge. The event is Saturday, September...

Striking hotel workers need your support  

By Chinta Strausberg Hundreds of hotel workers continue to strike against 26 Chicago downtown hotels after several negotiation meetings failed. Reverend Jesse Jackson, and the Rainbow...

Dragon boat racing club introduces sport to urban audience

Dragon Boat Racing is the fastest growing team sport in North America and the Greater Chicago Dragon Boat Club is determined to entice as...

Art Design Chicago presents Celebrating South Side Stories

Celebrating South Side Stories, a daylong multi-venue event for all ages featuring art, music, film and food, is the latest in a series of...

Land Bank seeks partnership to redevelop Washington Park Bank

A new chapter for the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA; the Land Bank) was marked on September 10 when it issued its first...

If an officer points a gun at you, it will be...

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on September 6 announced her office and the City of Chicago agreed to a draft provision in the draft consent...

Pride, athletic prowess and academic excellence fuel HBCU Classics

Back to School Pep Rally featuring the drumlines from Miles College and Morehouse College set for Friday, September 21 at Daley Plaza When the Miles College...

Gary mayor joins DC Mayor Bowser as part of health summit

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser hosted other Mayors, leaders, and experts from across the country for DC’s first Maternal...

Preckwinkle running for Chicago mayor, sources say

By Erick Johnson Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is running for Chicago Mayor, the Crusader has learned through close sources. Sources tell the Crusader that...