Record 1.5M registered to vote ahead of midterm election

Crusader Staff Report A record 1.5 million suburban Cook County residents are registered to vote in the upcoming November 6 election. The number is 120,000...

Preckwinkle sparks battle for the Black vote

Crusader Staff Report The race for the Black vote for the 2019 mayoral elections drew sharp competition this week as Cook County Board President Toni...

Royal Allen, senior marketing executive, dies at 52

THE DANIELLE ASHLEY GROUP is saddened by the recent and untimely death of their director of business development, Royal Allen. Allen will be remembered...

Mayor finally calls it quits as Black leaders shore up candidates

Crusader Staff Report Black leaders are searching to back a political candidate after Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, September 4, announced he will not seek...

KANYE’S KALEIDOSCOPIC QUEST

One of the most curious things about life as a Black person in America is that we are often placed in a position where...

Hillshire Brands Company Pays $4 Million to Settle Race Discrimination Suit

African American Bakery Workers Subjected to Racist Comments and Graffiti in the Worksite, Federal Agency Charged Hillshire Brands Company (formerly known as the Sara Lee...

Dad’s Letter To Macy’s Demands A Changing Table In Men’s Restroom

SCREENSHOT FOX 5 NEWS This one is for the dads everywhere! Dads need changing tables in public bathrooms, too. And this dad, Anthony Dew, is looking...

Chicago’s arts scene is flush with diverse offerings for fall

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Joseph Jefferson Citation Award Winner Darryl Maximilian Robinson returns to Chicago in the Saint Sebastian Players Revival of Rupert Holmes’...

The great André De Shields talks Gotta Dance and his long...

“Gotta Dance” After a great television production of The Wiz Live that went “new school” with a cast that included Common, Queen Latifah, and Orange...

Rev. Jackson sets up transparent vetting process for a new mayor

By Chinta Strausberg Just a day before jury selection of the Jason Van Dyke trial, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent shock waves throughout the city when Tuesday he...