New free orchestral training program available in East Garfield Park

By Stacey Baca and Marissa N. Isang A new program in East Garfield Park is offering free orchestral music training for kids. What began as...

WILL YOU ANSWER THE CALL FOR MORAL REVIVAL?

By Julianne Malveaux I cannot overstate my tremendous admiration for Reverend William Barber. Our connection goes back to North Carolina when I was the President...

Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts Unveils Kehinde Wiley Statue ‘Rumors Of...

The statue, created by the artist who painted Barack Obama’s official portrait, features a Black man with dreads, wearing a hoodie and Nikes on...

Memorial Day: NNPA celebrates Profiles in Courage 365 days each year

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Unlike Veterans Day, when we honor all who have served, Memorial Day is when Americans honor persons who...

Whitney Houston And Notorious B.I.G. Are Finally Nominated For Rock &...

Inductees Will Be Announced In January, But Fans Can Vote For Their Favorite Musician Now. By Sydney Scott, ESSENCE The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame...

UChicago men’s soccer team earns shutout victory over the University of...

For the third-consecutive time this season, the University of Chicago Maroons men’s soccer team earned a shutout. This resulted in a 2-0 road victory...

Cubs Re-cap: Cubs finish home-stand with a 4-8 record in September...

By Joseph Phillips Sports writer Chicago Crusader In their final home-stand of the 2019 regular season, the Chicago Cubs hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates (September 13-15), Cincinnati Reds (September 16-18)...

Friday the 13th Could Be a Lucky Day for Mega Millions...

Mega Millions Jackpot Keeps Climbing, Now at $340 Million! Did you know Friday the 13th can be a lucky day for Mega Millions players? In...

U Chicago men’s soccer team wins 1-0 in Double OT

By Joseph Phillips Sports Writer Chicago Crusader Newspaper Thanks to two overtime periods on Sunday afternoon, the University of Chicago men’s soccer team earned a 1-0 shutout...

Cafeteria manager receives 10-year prison sentence for enslaving mentally challenged Black...

Bobby Paul Edwards was also ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution for the inhumane treatment of John Christopher Smith. By Kia Morgan Smith, The Grio Justice...