With slim lead, over 800 mail-in ballots yet to be counted...

Crusader Staff Report The bitter aldermanic race for the 5th Ward has gone into overtime. Election officials are still counting hundreds of mail-in ballots that may...

JUSSIE SMOLLETT’S MYSTERIOUS CASE

Actor Jussie Smollett, who is best known for his role as a scion of the Lyon family on Fox television’s Empire, is embroiled in...

Lori Lights Up Chicago

On a historic night that recorded more firsts for Black leadership, Lightfoot swept all 50 wards to become the first Black female mayor of...

Freeman-Wilson praises Chicago’s first Black female mayor

By Erick Johnson Blacks in Chicago and Gary for decades have shared a special bond in politics and civil rights. Of the two Midwestern cities, Gary...

Alleged Nipsey Hussle Killer In Police Custody

By Kyle Eustice, Hip Hop DX The man authorities believe is responsible for Nipsey Hussle’s shooting death, Eric Holder, is in police custody. According to...

White Woman Admits to Lying About Black Man Attacking Her

Police have called off a manhunt in Quincy, MA after a woman admitted to lying about being attacked by a Black man. By Jessica Bennett,...

Rapper T.I.-Backed Startup Launches Free Mobile Service for Low-Income Communities

By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise Moolah Mobile, a service that turns Android devices into native advertising platforms, partnered with SurgePhone Wireless to launch the first free wireless...

Lori Lightfoot Wins Chicago Mayor Race, Will Be First Black Woman...

Lightfoot, who is openly gay, won Tuesday’s runoff in Chicago against Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. BY Sanjana Karanth, Huffington Post Lori Lightfoot will be...

U.S. Postal Service Salutes ‘Prince of Soul’

Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on Sale Nationwide On what would have been Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service today honored the music legend...

Fire Destroys Building At Historic Social Justice Institution, Burning ‘Decades Of...

Highlander Education and Research Center has hosted workshops and training for the likes of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks. By Paula Rogo,...