Illinois Gov. Pritzker Looks To Tax, Fee Hikes For $41.5B Capital...

By Dave McKinney and Tony Arnold, WBEZ Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday proposed a $41.5 billion infrastructure package reliant on hikes in gasoline taxes,...

Top Ladies of Distinction Chicago Chapter to host its annual Orchid...

To highlight Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.’s national mission and to recognize individuals that make an impact in the community in which they serve,...

Ida Wells Barnett honored in Birmingham, England

By Linn Washington Jr. Legendary African-American journalist Ida Wells Barnett made a lasting impression in England, a country over 3,000-miles from Chicago, the city where...

Our time has finally come

For the last four years, Chicago’s Black community has been deceived, betrayed, humiliated and ignored under the city’s leadership. As glistening skyscrapers sprang up...

WARNING: Marijuana Is Still Illegal In Illinois

Governor Pritzker recently signed the Recreational Marijuana Bill. It is important to note that recreational marijuana will continue to be illegal unless you have...

Chicago Twin Sisters Clear Hurdles to Become Top Doctors

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia They are sisters – twins to be correct – and both are medical doctors and were born and...

$1 Million Illinois Lottery Prize Remains Unclaimed

Mystery Millionaire Has 1 Week Left to Come Forward with Winning Ticket Sold in Chicago in May 2018 Are you an Illinois mystery millionaire?...

Statue of Liberty was for freed slaves

New York Times, Washington Post articles confirm what scholars already knew Crusader Staff Report It’s one of America’s most famous icons that has welcomed millions of immigrants...

“Widows,” shot at Parkway Gardens and Daley’s restaurant debuts this weekend

Chicago action-thriller with Viola Davis expected to draw big crowds Crusader Staff Report The long wait is finally over. “Widows,” a Chicago action-thriller that includes scenes at...

A new look and home after 126 years

Daley’s, Chicago’s oldest restaurant and iconic eatery in Woodlawn, closes in on long-awaited move into new era By Erick Johnson The marquee on 63rd street went...