Target to close stores in Chatham and Morgan Park

Retail chain plans two new stores on North Side Crusader staff report Target will close its stores in Chatham and Morgan Park in February, the company...

Early Voting for Mid Term Elections Breaking Records Across Chicago and...

More than 131,000 cast ballots in first nine days of Early Voting  With six more days remaining to vote early, suburban Cook County has already surpassed...

OUR ENDORSEMENTS

  JB Pritzker has come a long way to earn the Crusader’s endorsement as the next governor of Illinois. His running mate, state Rep. Juliana...

DEFIANT AND SHAMELE$$

Despite public outrage, several Black aldermen took more campaign donations from the mayor and two were given much more money than what was first...

More problems for Ebony as CEO steps down again

Linda Johnson Rice leaves company again as magazine misses a payment to writers Crusader Staff Report Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice has exited the iconic,...

Death of a Crusader 50 years later

The sudden death of Crusader Founder and Publisher Balm L. Leavell in 1968 ushered in a painful transition at the 78-year old newspaper By Erick...

Raoul joins civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis and Brendan Kelly...

Democratic candidate for attorney general Kwame Raoul joined Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) and Brendan Kelly, candidate in Illinois’ 12th Congressional District, for a get-out-the-vote rally in...

Crusader investigation draws widespread praise, readership

Crusader Staff Report Last week’s Crusader investigative report about eight Black aldermen who took campaign donations from Mayor Rahm Emanuel has drawn praise from readers...

Pressure mounts on Kim Foxx as woman signs second affidavit to...

24 years later, Octavius Morris signs second affidavit saying cop forced her to lie convict Roosevelt Myles, who has been in prison for nearly...

Bought for their Silence?

Questions remain about eight silent Black aldermen who received thousands of dollars in campaign donations from Rahm Emanuel less than a month before...