Birmingham 16th Street Baptist Church bomber up for parole next year

Crusader Staff Report Former Ku Klux Klan member Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., who was convicted of murder in the infamous bombing of the 16th Street Baptist...

‘I Cannot Breathe’: Video Shows White Cop ‘Killing’ Unarmed Black Man...

The cops were attributing the death to "medical distress" but the video suggests otherwise. By Bruce C.T. White, NewsOne Police in Minnesota were being accused of...

What really happened to Sam Cooke?

Dueling documentaries spark interest in alleged murder conspiracy By Stephanie Gadlin National Correspondent More than five decades after influential musician and soul singer Sam Cooke was mysteriously...

Government Shutdown closes National Black Museum Indefinitely

By Erick Johnson The popular National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) closed Wednesday January 2, the latest attraction to close due to...

White Teens Imitating George Floyd Killing in Viral Challenge is Why...

White teens are now posting pictures of themselves kneeling on each other's necks, as part of what is called a 'George Floyd challenge' in...

Chicago: America’s most segregated city

Image by Brookings Institution Analysis of Census Data The lives of black and white Chicago residents could hardly be more different. The Windy City, which is...

Illinois leaders support inquiry for Trump’s impeachment

Illinois leaders call for Trump’s impeachment Crusader Staff Report Illinois leaders are supporting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's move to begin a formal inquiry for President Donald...

Madam C.J. Walker’s great great granddaughter responds to accusations that Netflix’s “Self-Made”...

By J. Coyden Palmer Muhammad Ali had Joe Frazier. Tiger Woods had Phil Mickelson. Michael Jordan had, well the entire Detroit Pistons “Bad Boy” teams....

Chicago 24th Ward Alderman Michael Scott Jr. tests positive for COVID-19;...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot was with Scott Wednesday, but said she will not be quarantining By Jessica D'Onofrio, ABC7 News Alderman Michael Scott Jr. of Chicago's 24th...

Cop Follows Two Black Men Around Illinois Walmart for Allegedly Wearing...

By Ahsleigh Atwell, Atlanta Black Star Two Black men claim they were kicked out of an Illinois Walmart after they entered the store wearing surgical...