SHAME ON COOK COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY KIM FOXX

EDITORIAL Cook County State's Attorney seeks to dismiss appeal from wrongfully-convicted man Roosevelt Myles has been locked up for 27 years for a crime he did...

Popular WVON DJ Alpheus “Insane Ywain” Fields dies after heart attack

By Erick Johnson WVON colleagues and listeners are stunned and saddened after popular WVON Alpheus “Insane Ywain" Fields died from a heart attack at his...

Successful CPS Basketball Coach Suddenly Dies

By Patrice Nkrumah Lewis Thorpe, who coached North Lawndale Charter School to a Class 2A  boys basketball state title in 2008, passed away suddenly in...

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...

$1,050,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won in Berwyn!

If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Berwyn, you may want to check it right away! A grocery store in Berwyn sold a...

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...

Foxx’s opponent gets additional $650,000 donation from billionaire father

Foxx outraised as opponent Bill Conway raises $701,600 in one week Crusader Staff Report Democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney Bill Conway received an additional...

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...

Leading Chicago pastor set to pass the torch

Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, to retire at the end of 2019. Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary...