Friday, January 22, 2021

Fighting Illini fall 81-78 to Missouri, in “Braggin’ Rights Game”

Joseph G. Phillips, Sports Editor The Chicago Crusader Newspaper The sixth ranked Fighting Illini fell to 4-2 on the season after losing 81-78 to the Missouri...

US administers 1st doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

The FDA authorized Pfizer's vaccine last week. By Ivan Pereira, ABC News The rollout of the first coronavirus vaccine began Monday morning as the first doses...

Lovie Smith out as head football coach of Illinois Fighting Illini...

By Adam Rittenberg and Mark Schlabach, ESPN Lovie Smith is out as Illinois' head football coach after five seasons, the school announced Sunday. Illinois called a...

“Reflections”

America’s Heroes “Group Military Families Matter” recently welcomed Pam Cusick, Vice President, Rare Patient Voice (RPV), as a guest panelist. RPV provides patients and...

Andrea Zopp steps down as CEO of World Business Chicago

Crusader Staff Report Andrea Zopp is stepping down at the end of the year as CEO of World Business Chicago (WBC) after three years on...

A Road Map to Relieving America’s $1.7 Trillion Student Debt: 

20 years of repayments leave Black borrowers still owing 95 percent  By Charlene Crowell Although the year 2020 has been dominated by continuing news coverage of...

Carol Sutton, Actor in ‘Steel Magnolias’ and ‘Queen Sugar,’ Dies of...

By Janey W. Lee, Variety Actor Carol Sutton, who made appearances in “Steel Magnolias” and “Queen Sugar,” died Thursday night of complications from COVID-19. She...

Joshua Feast, a Black man in Texas, was shot dead by...

The 22-year-old man was targeted as a person of interest connected to a previous shooting in the area. By Karla Rodriguez, REVOLT A La Marque police...

The Pentagon may get first Black Secretary of Defense

In historic move, President-elect Biden appoints retired General Lloyd Austin for top job Crusader Staff Report Retired U. S. Army General Lloyd Austin, III, will serve...

Marvel Will Not Recast Chadwick Boseman’s Role In Black Panther

“Chadwick Boseman was an immensely talented actor and an inspirational individual," Marvel's president said. By Brooklyn White, ESSENCE The work that Chadwick Boseman did in Black...