The Victory Monument gets polished

By Erick Johnson Bronzeville’s Victory Monument, an enduring tribute to American Black soldiers who served their country at the height of racial segregation in the...

Goodbye Rahm, Hello Jason Van Dyke

By Erick Johnson Amidst a media circus and crowds of protesters, the trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke got underway Wednesday, September 5...

Mayor finally calls it quits as Black leaders shore up candidates

Crusader Staff Report Black leaders are searching to back a political candidate after Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, September 4, announced he will not seek...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel not seeking reelection

Crusader Staff Report Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, September 4, announced he will not seek re-election, ending a political career that was dogged by community...

Ald. Michelle A. Harris Informs 8th Ward About ”One Community-One...

August 30, 2018)  Summer is quickly drawing to a close, and the start of the new school year is right around the corner!  It's...

Pfleger disappointed in detectives working Oceanea Jones case

By Chinta Strausberg After offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Oceanea Jones and giving police tips he had received, Father...

Battle to keep Laquan McDonald trial in Chicago played out in...

By Erick Johnson A sociology professor who was paid $12,000 to conduct a study on the impact of excessive media publicity on potential jurors in...

Long-awaited Consent Decree with CPD announced

Crusader staff report Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Friday, July 27, announced a long awaited consent decree, capping...

Father Pfleger says Governor Rauner tried to create chaos

By Chinta Strausberg Setting out to accomplish what he promised, Father Michael L. Pfleger and about 3,000 supporters Saturday shutdown the Dan Ryan Expressway but...

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...