CTA expands Workforce and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise efforts

Agency continues to set benchmark for how agencies should build workforce and work with disadvantaged businesses during major projects The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has...

Barack Obama endorses Joe Biden for president  

Crusader Staff Report Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday, April 13,  endorsed his former vice president, Joe Biden for president, one week after Bernie Sanders dropped out...

IHSA investigating racist taunt hurled at Bishop McNamara girls’ basketball player...

By Alexis McAdams, ABC7 News Parents of high school girls' basketball players from Kankakee said they were the target of racist taunts as they played...

Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant named National League Player of The Week

By Joseph Phillips, Sports writer Chicago Crusader After batting .500 with five homers and 13 RBIs last weekend, Major League Baseball named Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris...

Activists aim to vote out Black aldermen after Van Dyke rulings

Crusader Staff Report A movement is underway to oust the city’s Black aldermen who have been silent in their loyalty to Mayor Rahm Emanuel as...

Golden Globes So White: After Snubs, Will They Ever Get It...

By Aleia Woods, NewsOne Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” was undoubtedly the talk of many households and the reason for many spiraling emotions. The...

Is HUD encouraging landlords to become Slum Lords?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced it is dramatically reducing the advance notice it provides to public housing authorities...

Annual gala benefitting women’s healthcare raises $750K

The 34th Friends of Prentice Event Welcomed Over 450 Guests Friends of Prentice (FOP), a non-profit organization working in partnership with Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital...

Republicans Strip Rep. Steve King Of All Committee Assignments Over White...

Republican leaders have stripped Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) of all of his committee assignments for the current Congress following a new wave of outcry...

Thank a Journalist Day set for March 13, 2019

Thank a Journalist Day, a nationwide campaign initiated by a team of Ball State University advertising and public relations students, will recognize the work...