It’s the law – Minority investment firms use by State

Frerichs Says Assets Brokered by Diverse Firms Grew from $603 Million to $35 Billion in 4 Years; New Legislation to Set Goals for Investments...

Boy Scouts honor entrepreneurs, trailblazers, and corporate executives

Contributing Editor/ Photographer Henry Taylor Chicago’s Boy Scouts of America’s Pathway to Adventure Council celebrated its 10th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award Dinner...

3 Chicago police officers accused of cover-up in Laquan McDonald shooting...

By Diane Pathieu and Leah Hope Three current and former Chicago police officers accused of covering up details of the Laquan McDonald shooting appeared Tuesday, October 30 in...

A Crusader Special Feature

It survived white flight in Woodlawn and South Shore, gangs and unscrupulous white investors to mark the 50th Anniversary of America’s first Black owned...

Mag Mile stores still reeling from Black Friday protests

Sales, profits drop at several retailers’ They came by hundreds, linking arms and blocking customers from entering high-end stores along The Magnificent Mile during Black...

Trump’s Racism Fuels His Popularity

It appears that every time Donald Trump unleashes another vile, racist or hateful diatribe, the more his support grows among his Republican base. “Just...

Youth Activist Win! U of C to Build Adult Trauma Center

Photo by uchicago.edu Five years of protesting, arrests for civil disobedience, publicly shaming Black politicians, including President Obama and working together as a unit without...

Racist email scandal roils politics

Over the past 15 months, beleaguered Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has released a steady stream of messages retrieved from a state email server...

What happened to Black Business Loans?

During the 2000 Presidential Election, President George W. Bush made a written pledge to the National Black Chamber of Commerce® (NBCC). He claimed that...

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...