11 Black aldermen voted for Lincoln Yards plan

Lightfoot flops on proposal that has drawn a lawsuit to block $900 million in TIF Funds By Erick Johnson Most of Chicago’s Black aldermen voted in...

White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform...

By Stephen A. Crocket Jr, The Root An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police...

Son Begs Father Not to Call Cops on Black Man For...

By Ellyn Santiago, Heavy On July 4, an African-American man filmed a white man who called police on him for allegedly trespassing outside a San...

Our Black Women and Girls Have Gone Missing but Few Seem...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Victoria Shaw, a Black girl approximately 15 years old, went missing Monday, Feb. 11, in West Hartford, Connecticut. Teandah...

Iconic WVON radio station moving from Chatham

Crusader staff report WVON 1690-AM, Chicago’s iconic Black news/talk radio station, is moving its headquarters from Chatham to the South Loop by the end of the...

Lightfoot names third Black to transition team

University of Chicago administrator to join businessman Willie Wilson and Angelique Power Crusader Staff Report Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot on Monday, April 15, appointed Marielle Sainvilus as communications...

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...

Services held for Walter Clark, former CTA Chairman

Financier Walter Clark died at the age of 90, on November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. His passing was announced by his family....

The New 2018 Tax Law

By Constant W. Watson III, CPA, Contributing Writer The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that was recently passed, will have an impact on just about...

Ida Wells Barnett honored in Birmingham, England

By Linn Washington Jr. Legendary African-American journalist Ida Wells Barnett made a lasting impression in England, a country over 3,000-miles from Chicago, the city where...