The great André De Shields talks Gotta Dance and his long...

“Gotta Dance” After a great television production of The Wiz Live that went “new school” with a cast that included Common, Queen Latifah, and Orange...

Alderman to take action against Pilgrim after missed deadline

Pilgrim Baptist Church Alderwoman Pat Dowell told the Crusader December 8 she is preparing to take action against Pilgrim Baptist Church after church officials failed...

The New 411

André De Shields A NEW YEAR EXPERENCE: Diana Martinez, Director of the McAnnich Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage will lead an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes...

Symbolism and Substance

The University of Kentucky at Lexington (the flagship college), has shrouded an indoor mural that features paintings of enslaved Afri- can Americans bending to...

Anger spreads to Black Aldermen

IN A HEATED exchange, 4th Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer (right) spars with an unidentified speaker as moderator and WVON radio personality Matt Magill (center)...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

It’s a heart thing. Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks at the heart in 1 Samuel 16:7 is a favorite scripture...

Mayor to address Chamber luncheon

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its first monthly General Membership Luncheon of the New Year on Monday, January 11, 2016,...

Meet the woman who wants to replace Anita Alvarez

Kim Foxx (Powell Photography) Cabrini-Green native Kim Foxx believes she can do a better job Kim Foxx has been a lawyer for 18 years and has...

Foxx gains more endorsements for state’s attorney

Kim Foxx SEIU Healthcare Illinois this week endorsed Kim Foxx for the office of Cook County state’s attorney in the upcoming March primary election. Foxx...

Freddie Gray’s family reacts to mistrial

Baltimore police officer William Porter stands in the courtroom after a mistrial was declared in his trial on manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct...