Veterans Treatment Court a special option in the criminal justice system

A little-known resource for veterans facing criminal charges is in place in Chicago and surrounding communities. In Chicago, the Veterans Treatment Court was established...

New scholars program to open top college doors

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, a CPS selective enrollment high school in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood, announced recently it will partner with the Schuler Scholar...

IRS Recalling 46,000 Workers To Handle Tax Returns Despite Partial Shutdown

By Richard Gonzales, NPR More than half of the workforce of the Internal Revenue Service, or about 46,000 employees, will be recalled to work for the...

Famed author and doctor Frances Cress Welsing dies at 80

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, the famed psychiatrist and Afrocentrist, has died, family members confirmed Saturday. She was 80. Welsing was admitted Thursday...

The Black Foodies Kicks Off Taste and Tour of the City...

The Black Foodies kicks off the Taste and Tour of the City of Chicago with a culinary experience like no other Saturday November 3rd...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

It’s a heart thing. Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks at the heart in 1 Samuel 16:7 is a favorite scripture...

As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for...

Internal documents show that the social network gave Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify and others far greater access to people’s data than it has disclosed. By Gabriel J.X....

Walker’s legacy expands to seven new cities

Organizational expansion marks 17 national markets for 2016 Walker's Legacy a national women in business collective named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker announced...

Judge Kimberly D. Lewis

The Crusader endorses Judge Kimberly D. Lewis for retention in the November 6 election. Lewis was elected to the bench in 2012.  She currently...

Imani Pearls (IPCDF) – MLK Day of Service

Building A Better Chicago – Mission Possible The Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation (IPCDF), in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Chi Omega Omega...