FATHER’S DAY, FATHER’S WAY

Father’s Day was not celebrated as a civic holiday in the United States until the early 20th century. It complements Mother’s Day and celebrates...

John Witherspoon, Prolific Character Actor and ‘Friday’ Star, Dies at 77

Actor also appeared in the films “Hollywood Shuffle”, “Boomerang” and “Vampire In Brooklyn” among others By Ross A. Lincoln, The Wrap John Witherspoon, a prolific character...

IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE DORIAN: CLIMATE CHANGE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ISSUES

By Julianne Malveaux Hurricane Dorian has drowned the Bahamas and devastated the coasts of North and South Carolina. There are trillions of dollars’ worth of...

REMEMBERING PATRICE LUMUMBA

We should remember to lift the spirit of some of our great ancestors who made significant contributions to the African Liberation Movement. July 2...

Kenwood dominates Schurz in final game

By Joseph Phillips Sports Writer Chicago Crusader Newspaper In one of the final sporting events held before the Chicago Public Schools teachers’ strike, the Kenwood Broncos football...

IEMA Warns Recent Rains May Lead to Additional Flooding in Illinois

River levels expected to rise along parts of the Mississippi River and its tributaries The National Weather Service is forecasting another round of showers and...

Alleged R. Kelly Victim Accuses Singer of Retaliation, Threats

Kelly has been under fire since the recent airing of a Lifetime documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" A woman who sued R. Kelly alleging he knowingly...

Spacecraft that delivered goods to NASA station named after Chicago’s Robert...

Crusader Staff Report A NG-13 Cygnus spacecraft that NASA sent goods to its International Space Station last month was named after Chicago’s Robert H. Lawrence,...

Mayor praises order to toss lawsuit against Obama Library

Crusader Staff Report Mayor Lori Lightfoot is praising a recent decision by federal judge who on a Tuesday, June 11, threw out a lawsuit that...

Being a Veteran isn’t Always Happy – Final Part 4

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow All families have a hero and Harry’s is no exception. First cousin James Crawford was that...