Are We There Yet: Fighting for a Black Agenda –...

We ask for nothing that is not right, and herein lays the great power of our demand.” -Paul Robeson It seems as if every political...

Eloquence and Arrogance

On the same day that President Barack Obama gave a stirring and historically grounded commemoration regarding the 150th anniversary of the passage of the...

More problems for Ebony as CEO steps down again

Linda Johnson Rice leaves company again as magazine misses a payment to writers Crusader Staff Report Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice has exited the iconic,...

AT&T Settles Byron Allen Racial Discrimination Lawsuit, Picks Up 7 Channels

Byron Allen (COURTESY OF ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS) Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has secured distribution for its seven cable channels across DirecTV and U-verse now that AT&T...

Protest held outside Rahm Emanuel’s house

Protesters upset with Mayor Rahm Emanuel took their case straight to his house. (Image still by abc7chicago.com) Protesters upset with Mayor Rahm Emanuel took their...

Obama to Expand Gun Background Checks and Tighten Enforcement

President Obama and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch spoke to reporters in the Oval Office on Monday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times President Obama...

Winter Advisory: Why Common Cold May Trigger Asthma Attacks

Photo blackdoctor.org According to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, 44,000 people have an asthma attack every day in the U.S. For African Americans,...

CHA approves funding for new development

The CHA Board of Commissioners this week approved up to $24.8 million in funding for the first two development phases at Southbridge, a contemporary mixed-use,...

Longtime civil rights activist Ozell Sutton dead at 90

Ozell Sutton poses for a portait in 2007. (ELISSA EUBANKS/STAFF) Ozell Sutton, a longtime civil rights activist who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,...

Long-awaited Consent Decree with CPD announced

Crusader staff report Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Friday, July 27, announced a long awaited consent decree, capping...