THIS DAY IN HISTORY: Civil Rights Pioneer Martin Luther King Jr....

KING MURDERED 52 YEARS AGO TODAY By History.com Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee 52 years ago today, on April 4, 1968,...

$50,000 iLottery Powerball Prize Won in Springfield!

If you bought a Powerball ticket on the Illinois Lottery app, you may want to check your email right away! A $50,000 winning Powerball ticket was purchased for...

3,800 Blacks in Michigan have COVID-19, report says. 40 percent of...

Kristen Jordan Shamus, Kristi Tanner and Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press Many suspected the novel coronavirus would hit Detroiters hard — a city where poverty...

Archbishop Lucius Hall of First Church of Love And Faith, dies...

Crusader Staff Report Many in Black Chicago are stunned and mourning the sudden death of Archbishop Lucius Hall. A beloved figure who founded and led...

EEOC offices closed but online services still available

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has advised that it is continuing to enforce the nation’s employment non-discrimination laws while ensuring that all...

Civil rights giant Reverend Joseph Lowery remembered

Crusader Staff Report He was one of the last giants of the Civil Rights Movement. Today, Black leaders across the country are remembering the Reverend Joseph...

Roseland Community Hospital offers drive-thru COVID-19 testing

By Yukare Nakayama, ABC7 News A hospital on Chicago's South Side will begin offering a drive-thru coronavirus testing site beginning Friday. Roseland Community Hospital is the...

Amour Genesis to Launch Community Curbside Care Packages

Chicago-based mommy blogger travels throughout the city of Chicago to giveaway essential care packages for those in need Genesis Emery, founder of Amour Genesis, a...

David Brown Named Chicago Police Superintendent

Crusader Staff Report David Brown was named Chicago’s new police superintendent on Wednesday, April 1, ending a three-month national search that was narrowed down to...

At least 848 Blacks in Illinois have COVID-19

At least eight Blacks out of 12 employees in Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s department tested positive for the coronavirus Crusader Staff Report At...