Get Ready For Kwanzaa 2015

In the wake of the rising re-emergence of the Black Student Movement in America, it is important that every segment of the African Community...

Protestors target Banks that profit from misery

CHASE BANK AND Wells Fargo Bank were recently the target of over 100 local protestors, who marched to the various branch locations in downtown...

Community leaders reopen the historic Strand Hotel

PUBLISHER DOROTHY R. LEAVELL (Chicago Crusader) with Jackie and Peter Holsten, President of Holsten Real Estate Development. Photo by Bob Black The Woodlawn community received...

Apology not Accepted

Photo by J. Coyden Palmer Protests continue as efforts to recall mayor begins As Mayor Rahm Emanuel was issuing an apology to the city inside the...

The great André De Shields talks Gotta Dance and his long...

“Gotta Dance” After a great television production of The Wiz Live that went “new school” with a cast that included Common, Queen Latifah, and Orange...

Alderman to take action against Pilgrim after missed deadline

Pilgrim Baptist Church Alderwoman Pat Dowell told the Crusader December 8 she is preparing to take action against Pilgrim Baptist Church after church officials failed...

The New 411

André De Shields A NEW YEAR EXPERENCE: Diana Martinez, Director of the McAnnich Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage will lead an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes...

Anger spreads to Black Aldermen

IN A HEATED exchange, 4th Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer (right) spars with an unidentified speaker as moderator and WVON radio personality Matt Magill (center)...

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...

Symbolism and Substance

The University of Kentucky at Lexington (the flagship college), has shrouded an indoor mural that features paintings of enslaved Afri- can Americans bending to...