Chicago Football Classic College offered it all and a great game

Results continue to be tallied but millions in scholarships pledged to support HBCU education during College Fair The Morehouse College’s Maroon Tigers beat the Miles...

Cubs Charities Awards More Than $1 Million To Diamond Project Capital...

APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT AND PROGRAM GRANTS ARE NOW OPEN Cubs Charities announced the recipients of the 2019 Diamond Project capital grants which...

Reverend Finney’s former properties sold despite appeal

Crusader Staff Report A portion of a real estate empire once owned by Reverend Leon Finney, Jr. was sold Monday, October 28 for $7.7M in...

Nike to partner with Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago to...

By Joseph Phillips Sportswriter The Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago in collaboration with Nike are partnering to refurbish the Club's basketball court, locker room and game room...

Longtime civil rights activist Ozell Sutton dead at 90

Ozell Sutton poses for a portait in 2007. (ELISSA EUBANKS/STAFF) Ozell Sutton, a longtime civil rights activist who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,...

Mayor Lightfoot Announces New Covid-19 Recovery Taskforce

Taskforce co-chaired by Mayor Lightfoot and former White House Chief of Staff Samuel K. Skinner to advise City’s recovery efforts to rebuild and come...

MWRD celebrates female African American trailblazers 

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) honored the accomplishments of local African American women who have inspired their communities while blazing...

Lightfoot Announces Senior Staff and Finance Positions

Mayor-elect Lori E. Lightfoot on Wednesday, May 15, made the first announcement of key members of her administration’s leadership team, which will continue to...

Dedicated law enforcement teams target Illinois’ revoked gun license owners

By Chuck Goudie and Christine Tressel, ABC7 The I-Team uncovered a growing number of police agencies aiming to improve the state's decades-old gun licensing law. In...

Businessman cuts up Target credit card at town hall meeting

  By Erick Johnson A prominent Black businessman in Chesterfield on Thursday, November 8, cut up his Target credit card at a town hall meeting in...