Pendleton’s killer sentenced to 84 years

By Patrice Nkrumah The man convicted of murdering a King College Prep honor roll student was sentenced to 84 years in prison by a Cook...

ComEd Partners with HFS Scholars to provide real-world STEM education

Fifty economically disadvantaged high school freshmen from throughout Chicagoland have begun a five-month seminar that will introduce them to the fundamentals of energy, smart city...

R. Kelly Responds to Surviving R. Kelly

By Jay Connor, The GrapeVine Lifetime’s docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” not only broke viewership records, but provided us with an appalling glimpse into the unspeakable harm...

End Sexual Violence of Prison Rally in Chicago on Oct 19...

Survivors will gather outside the Thompson Center to demand an end to the sexual violence of prison, detention centers, and all forms of incarceration...

Camille Cosby earns stay in deposition

Camille Cosby will not be deposed Wednesday in a case of defamation by seven accusers against Bill Cosby, her husband, a Massachusetts judge ruled...

A year of turmoil, activism and change

Chicago Crusader 2015 Year in Review Another shooting, another lawsuit and another problem for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Monday, Dec. 28, the father of Quintonio LeGrier—one...

CSU President Zaldwaynaka Scott joins JB Pritzker Educational Success Committee

Committee will support and advise Governor-elect on K-12 and higher education policy areas Illinois Governor-elect J.B. Pritz- ker has named Chicago State University President Zaldwaynaka (“Z”)...

Trump’s Africa Power Initiative – Part 2

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow The Trump Administration is wisely addressing the dismal situation in Africa. To let China come in and...

California’s Governor Just Proposed The Longest Paid Parental Leave In The...

Democrat Gavin Newsom’s proposal counts as groundbreaking and radical for the U.S.; it still falls short of what most developed nations offer. By Emily Peck,...

The Spirit of Our Ancestors Speaks to Us

African people throughout the world are uniformly under the yoke of white supremacy. This has created tremendous problems for us as a people. There...