Record 11 Black candidates file in mayoral race

Some Black aldermen with ties to mayor face tough rematches Crusader Staff Report A record 11 Black candidates have filed to run in Chicago’s mayoral...

Restoring the community one box at a time

By Ciera Duvall, Member of the Black Underground Recycling Program On May 18, 2019, the Black Underground Recycling Program celebrated the placement of its first recycling...

What happens to a VA Disability Claim?

On Saturday April 13, 2019 leadership from the local Veteran Benefits Administration office joined the America’s Heroes Group radio talk show to discuss the...

$150,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won!

If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Chicago sold a...

Illinois Lottery Celebrates 55 Lucky Players Who Won Prizes Of $1...

For the ninth consecutive year, more than 50 Illinois Lottery players claimed prizes of $1 million or more. Fifty-five players claimed an Illinois Lottery prize...

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”)...

Chicago DJ Timbuck2 dies at 34; Kanye West, Common, Vic Mensa...

Photo @djenuff/twitter Chicago DJ and radio personality Timothy "Timbuck2" Jones, who fostered local hip-hop and toured with artists like Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Common,...

Sweet Home Cafe at national Black museum grows brand with holiday...

A Sweet Home Thanksgiving By Keith Chambers The cider-braised collard greens and candied yams with ginger vanilla come with the smoked turkey, sage butter and country...

ELECTING A BLACK MAYOR IN CHICAGO – PART TWO OF FIVE

THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTING CHICAGO’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYOR This is part two of the five part series on the origin and development of...

Rolling in Dough

Black baker rising on global stage two years after opening a second shop at Navy Pier By Erick Johnson It’s Thursday morning at Brown Sugar Bakery. Owner...