HUD says deregulation, not affordable housing, needed to solve homelessness

Research finds homelessness is a national crisis By Charlene Crowell For more than a decade, economists, lawmakers, and others have heralded the nation’s economy. Often citing...

Ernest Gaines, author of “Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” dies

Crusader Staff Report Ernest Gaines, who wrote the award-winning book, “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” and other critically-acclaimed books about the Black struggle, died...

Four Hundred Years And We Still Ain’t Clear: Distortions Of Black History

By Julianne Malveaux According to some historians, Afro-descendants first entered these united states in 1619 off the coast of Virginia. If we believe that narrative,...

Robinson backs legislation to provide property tax relief

To help provide needed relief to homeowners in Illinois, state Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation establishing an annual property tax refund...

Obama endorses Gillum and Jealous for Nov. 6 election

Crusader staff report Florida Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andre Gillum and Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous were among the political candidates who received endorsements from...

The New 411

DuSable Museum and Comcast unveil new “Voices of the Civil Rights Movement” Installation Exhibit features more than 16 hours of historical moments and firsthand accounts...

1,000+ Show Up for Food Drive in the Southland

Event distributes bags of essential items to those impacted by the economic downturn With the economic consequences of COVID-19 hitting the Southland area hard, a...

YOUNG CHICAGO ARTISTS TO “BRING DOWN THE HOUSE” AT FREE...

Finale Performance Featuring Local Musicians Chosen for Music Forward Foundation Artist Development Program Emerging local musicians Andre, Kinda Cookin’, Luna Monet, Monarchy Over Monday, Rated...

Chicago Rally in Response to Racism and Violence

56 Years after Dr. King’s "I have a Dream Speech," and in response to the racist actions and violence that people of color and...

Toni Preckwinkle Drops Petition Challenge Against Susana Mendoza, but War of...

The candidates are viewed as two potential front runners in the mayoral race this February Chicago mayoral candidate and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle...