Black actress Noma Dumezweni to play Hermione in Harry Potter stage...

Noma Dumezweni Photo @bazbam/twitter The Swaziland-born actress is the chosen one. Ten points for "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child"! The producers of the highly anticipated Harry...

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...

Protesters march on Mag Mile Christmas Eve

Photo by abc7chicago.com Protesters marched for five hours on Michigan Avenue, disrupting last-minute holiday shopping for their 'Black Christmas' protest. Protesters marched on Michigan Avenue calling...

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...

Incarcerated moms will have a holiday visit with their children, 1,400...

“I ​have been taking care of my grandchildren since their mom went away to Logan Prison, and I try to make all things possible...

Janet Jackson Shares Video Message: ‘I Do not Have Cancer’

Janet Jackson tweeted a video post refuting rumors that she has cancer, which included lyrics to her 'Unbreakable track, "The Great Forever" "I'm recovering," singer...

Chicago waits for verdict in Jason Van Dyke Trial

Chicago Police Department adds 4,000 officers to help patrol city Crusader staff report Jurors on Thursday, October 4 began deliberating after both sides in the Jason...

Police board opens nation-wide search for Chicago police Superintendent

Photo by City of Chicago/Patrick Pyszka Public Meetings and Extensive Community Engagement Planned Chicago Police Board President Lori E. Lightfoot announced today that the application material...

Pfleger disappointed in detectives working Oceanea Jones case

By Chinta Strausberg After offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Oceanea Jones and giving police tips he had received, Father...

We must never surrender our Culture

Our late, great ancestor, Dr. Asa G. Hilliard’s book, The Maroon Within Us, once again reminds us of a major problem that we, as...