The Cook County Bar Association announces criminal justice reform platform and...

On Monday, January 4, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. the Cook County Bar Association (“CCBA”), will hold a Press Conference at James D. Montgomery &...

What should Chicago celebrate?

FRIDAY was the first Chi-Town Rising, a blowout New Year’s Eve party along the Chicago riverfront. It promised celebrity and musical guests, including, naturally,...

Shift Presidential Attention from Insults to Substance

In politics, 2015 was the year of insults for those seeking the Republican nomination for president. And Donald Trump was the undisputed Insulter-in-Chief among...

The New 411

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The DuSable Museum of African American History will celebrate “The Drum Major For Justice” during a full day of activities...

E. Faye Butler stars in ‘Hairspray’ at Paramount Theatre in Aurora

E. FAYE BUTLER brought the house down in her performance as Juba in the Goodman's Pullman Porter Blues. Get set for a high-octane ride with...

Obama to hold town hall meeting on gun violence

President Obama and his family returned to the White House on Sunday. Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times Renewing his emphasis on the need...

Stuart Scott’s daughters remember their father a year after his death

Video still by huffingtonpost.com Sydni and Taelor Scott release an emotional video tribute honoring the ESPN legend. On the first anniversary of sportscaster Stuart Scott’s death,...

Minorities less likely to trust their doctors

Patients feel their doctors don't take their personal lives into consideration when treating them. (Wavebreakmedia) A recent survey talked to patients about how they feel...

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...

Twitter’s new diversity hire raises

Despite criticism for its lack of women and minorities in the workforce, Twitter has hired a white man to lead its diversity efforts. Amid prevailing...