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....

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...

Funeral Services Set For Ms. Bettie Jones

Bettie Jones High Profile "Good Neighbor" Killed By Shot Fired By Chicago Police Funeral services for MS. BETTIE JONES, an accidental victim shot by Chicago Police...

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...

U.S. Army’s only all-female, African American WWII unit honored with monument

By Kaylah Jackson The contributions of over 800 African American women who sorted mail in a segregated unit during WWII were recognized Friday in Fort Leavenworth,...

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...

Top Ladies of Distinction Chicago Chapter to host its annual Orchid...

To highlight Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.’s national mission and to recognize individuals that make an impact in the community in which they serve,...

Lyric Opera presents a blockbuster ‘Nabucco’

World of Music By Barbara Wright-Pryor, Chicago Crusader Lyric Opera of Chicago’s current production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera ‘Nabucco’ opened   Saturday, January 23 before a huge...

 Communities rise up for a renewable region

For decades, NIPSCO has supplied electrical power to the Northwest Indiana communities, but its coal-fired generating plants have also exposed citizens to the risk...

GUILTY!

By Erick Johnson Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder Friday, October 4 by a jury at the Leighton Criminal...