Minimum Wage Increases on July 1

Illinois Department of Labor Reminds Workers to Watch Their Wages Illinois’ minimum wage will make its second increase this year to $10 per hour beginning...

At least 20,000 Blacks in U.S. have died from COVID-19

Illinois has second highest Black death rate in reporting states By Erick Johnson As of June 26, at least 20,000 Blacks in America have died over...

Joliet Police In-Custody Death: Mayor Gets Kwame Raoul Involved

Council members Terry Morris, Jan Quillman, Larry Hug and Mayor Bob O'Dekirk signed a letter asking for the Attorney General's intervention. By John Ferak, Patch...

Miami-Dade cop relieved of duty for hitting woman taunting him for...

By David Ovalle and Charles Rabin, Miami Herald A Miami-Dade police officer was relieved of duty after body-camera footage surfaced Wednesday night of him hitting...

Racial equity and justice; where do we go from here?

By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO Last week, citizens of various countries around the world begin speaking up for racial equity and justice,...

ROAD TRIPPIN’ Summer Vacations & Family Memories

By The HistoryMakers It is summer! Even though it is an unconventional one, it is one where people are taking to the road. They are...

OpEd: Mr. Trump, I cannot hear what you say for seeing...

By Rev. Dr. Harold E. Bailey Mr. Trump, respectfully, it is Too Little and Too Late for you to stand in the White House Rose...

Deadline for Real IDs extended to October 2021

By Crusader Staff Report The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the federal REAL ID deadline to October 1, 2021. The original deadline...

My pissed-off letter to the rioters

Dear Rioters: I don’t think I’ve ever been this angry in my life. You say that you want racial equality, but you give many reasons...

LOOTERS, LOWLIFES, AND LIARS

By Julianne Malveaux According to the Washington Post, the 45th President told 19,126 lies between his inauguration in 2017 and June 1, 2020. By now,...