Dr. Wilson: ‘I will be the next mayor of Chicago’

By Chinta Strausberg With the number of people scrambling to jump into the mayor’s race, Dr. Willie Wilson has already declared he is the frontrunner...

Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

We Took A Chance. Now, It’s Time For A Change.

It’s interesting to see black politicians, pastors, nationalists and activists who were clinging to Rahm Emanuel like a cheap suit, during the mayoral campaign,...

“Naughtier than Nice”

By Eric Jerome Dickey c.2015, Dutton $25.95 / $33.95 Canada 357 pages You have to tell somebody. There’s a secret inside you, one you’ve been keeping far too long...

Just two certified librarians left at virtually all African-American CPS high...

Figure 4. There are large pockets throughout Chicago lacking a high school with a staffed librarian, but the need is most dire in areas...

Target to close stores in Chatham and Morgan Park

Retail chain plans two new stores on North Side Crusader staff report Target will close its stores in Chatham and Morgan Park in February, the company...

MAKING DEALS WITH THE DEVIL

Recently, the Chicago Crusader released a story about eight “silent” Black Chicago aldermen who received money from Mayor Rahm Emanuel prior to his election...

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)...

Mayor finally calls it quits as Black leaders shore up candidates

Crusader Staff Report Black leaders are searching to back a political candidate after Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, September 4, announced he will not seek...

Group plans Black ‘Christmas’ Mag Mile protest; DOJ officials to meet...

The Coalition for a New Chicago said they want the mayor to resign or they will force the city's economy into what they're calling...