Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

Black neighborhoods 100 years later

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Thousands of affordable housing units were promised, but never built. Robert Taylor and Cabrini Green projects are gone. So are...

Battle to save Bronzeville school heats up

Chicago Crusader staff report A battle is brewing to keep the Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School (BZLCS) open as Chicago Public Schools seek to close the...

Decades later, a secret finally revealed

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a known fact that in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the third Black leader to win...

Residents battle to keep out marijuana dispensary

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Community activists from several wards have partnered with Johnny Acoff, vice president of the South Shore Garden Government Association, to...

Young Black voters could decide elections

Chicago Crusader Staff With just a month before the primary and local elections, registration drives are popping up all over in Chicago’s minority communities as...

No money, no education for many young Black males in Chicago

Chicago Crusader staff report As shootings continue to plague Chicago, many young Black males in the city’s South and West Sides don’t have a job...

NAACP moves to retain all police records

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In a unified effort, the Chicago and West Side NAACP Chapters are demanding that all police-involved shootings and other official...

Human rights movement launched at CSU

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Hundreds attended the first of a two-day United Nations (U.N.) hearing held at Chicago State University (CSU), where Blacks from...

Plan to save Chicago State proposed

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader State Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-Chicago) is expected to introduce a bill in Springfield that will fund Chicago State...