City Council receives ‘F’ on report card

Activist organization gives Black aldermen ‘C,’ while Aldermen Sawyer, Foulkes and Taliaferro received A’s Crusader Staff Report The Chicago City Council received an ‘F’ on a...

City inspectors find violations in R. Kelly’s rented studio on...

CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7/Crusader Staff Report This story was updated from an earlier development The Chicago Department of Buildings uncovered evidence of several building code...

Lawsuit says woman was illegally stripped naked in LaSalle County Jail

NBC 5 Chicago The lawyer for a woman who claims she underwent an illegal strip search while under arrest in LaSalle County reportedly filed a...

Government shutdown hits African Americans the hardest

Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent | With over 50,000 federal employees, the fourth congressional district in Maryland represents the fifth largest number of workers, and...

Republicans Strip Rep. Steve King Of All Committee Assignments Over White...

Republican leaders have stripped Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) of all of his committee assignments for the current Congress following a new wave of outcry...

Black journalists rebuke CBS after no Blacks appear on editorial team

  Washington, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2019) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is very disappointed in and disturbed about CBS News' recent announcement showcasing new hires for coverage of...

By Erick Johnson Last summer, a group of Black women took a tour of Oak Woods Cemetery to view the final resting places of some...

Dorothy Brown blasts officials as mayoral hopes in jeopardy

Candidate raises questions after election officials say she may not have enough signatures to get on ballot By Erick Johnson Dorothy Brown blasted election officials as...

Bears fall to Eagles in heartbreaking end to the season

By Larry Hawley, Channel 9 WGN It's been eight years since Bears fans have felt tension like this, and it's a good thing. The team's return...

Florida girl whose SAT result was flagged wants evidence of alleged...

By Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) An attorney for a Florida girl whose SAT retest score -- which she claims showed a 330-point improvement over her first...