Shift Presidential Attention from Insults to Substance

In politics, 2015 was the year of insults for those seeking the Republican nomination for president. And Donald Trump was the undisputed Insulter-in-Chief among...

CSU president named one of Chicago’s most powerful women

The President of Chicago State University (CSU), Zaldwaynaka “Z “Scott, was recently named one of Chicago’s Most Powerful Women by Crain’s Chicago Business. Recognized for...

A year of turmoil, activism and change

Chicago Crusader 2015 Year in Review Another shooting, another lawsuit and another problem for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Monday, Dec. 28, the father of Quintonio LeGrier—one...

Illinois Black Caucus asks U.S. probe of CPD, IPRA and Alvarez...

AT A PRESS conference, Senator Kwame Raoul (D-13th) answered a flurry of questions about the recently released police videos and a bill sponsored by...

Mag Mile stores still reeling from Black Friday protests

Sales, profits drop at several retailers’ They came by hundreds, linking arms and blocking customers from entering high-end stores along The Magnificent Mile during Black...

Ralph Harris headlines the Improv February 15th – 18th

Ralph Harris is one of today’s hottest comedic and acting talents! He made his feature film debut in "Dreamgirls," a film that has struck...

Obama to hold town hall meeting on gun violence

President Obama and his family returned to the White House on Sunday. Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times Renewing his emphasis on the need...

E. Faye Butler stars in ‘Hairspray’ at Paramount Theatre in Aurora

E. FAYE BUTLER brought the house down in her performance as Juba in the Goodman's Pullman Porter Blues. Get set for a high-octane ride with...

Stars Wars: The Force Awakens is Amazing’

In 1977, I went to see a film called “Star Wars” with an old boyfriend of mine. I figured I would go to this...

FLINT MICHIGAN’S WATER CRISIS – TRADING LIVES FOR DOLLARS

People have just recently become aware of the fact that the town of Flint, Michigan has a water crisis and, as is true in...