Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

By Nina Totenberg Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme...

New Study: Illinois’s Flat Tax Is a Multi-Billion-Dollar Subsidy for Wealthy...

The flat tax has exacerbated income inequality and worsened the racial wealth gap A new study finds that over the last 20 years, Illinois’ tax...

Funeral arrangements pending for Civil Rights Attorney Lawrence E. Kennon

By Chinta Strausberg Funeral arrangements are pending for Attorney Lawrence E. Kennon, 91, who died Saturday at the University of Chicago Hospital after suffering from...

Mayor Lightfoot announces $35M investment in finding rental housing, subsidies for...

CARES Act, Chicago Funders Together to End Homelessness provide money By ABC 7 News Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces a major investment Friday in a program...

Texas police officer charged in death of Pamela Turner, a Black...

By Crystal Hill, Yahoo News A Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of a Black woman who was killed outside her...

North Lawndale to celebrate renaming of park after Frederick Douglass 

Crusader Staff Report Residents in North Lawndale this weekend will celebrate a hard-fought, historic victory that led to the renaming of Stephen Douglas Park after...

COPA violating city’s police video policy

Office of Inspector General says police oversight agency not complying with 60-day release policy Crusader Staff Report A report this week from the Office of Inspector...

Hunter hopes grants encourages job seekers to fill high-demand positions

In an effort to combat record high unemployment rates during the pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor announced two new grants aiming to create...

Video shows woman hurling glass bottle at Black jogger in Queens,...

By Kerry Burke, Rocco Parascandola and John Annese, NY Daily News A racial hate-spewing stranger hurled a glass bottle at a Black woman jogging in Queens...

Black man sues cops after being mistaken for burglar at his...

By Summer Lin, Miami Herald A Black man is suing two Wisconsin police officers after he was mistaken for a burglar and handcuffed in his...