What you should know about pneumonia

More than a million Americans are hospitalized and 50,000 people die because of pneumonia, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With a disease as potentially...

IPRA announces changes in bid to rebuild trust

Changes to the civilian agency that acts as a watchdog to the Chicago Police Department were announced Monday afternoon. Changes to the civilian agency that...

UAW Leader on Civil Rights and Black Labor

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America. However, the...

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...

Residents battle to keep out marijuana dispensary

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Community activists from several wards have partnered with Johnny Acoff, vice president of the South Shore Garden Government Association, to...

Crusader investigation draws widespread praise, readership

Crusader Staff Report Last week’s Crusader investigative report about eight Black aldermen who took campaign donations from Mayor Rahm Emanuel has drawn praise from readers...

The Victory Monument gets polished

By Erick Johnson Bronzeville’s Victory Monument, an enduring tribute to American Black soldiers who served their country at the height of racial segregation in the...

Iconic WVON radio station moving from Chatham

Crusader staff report WVON 1690-AM, Chicago’s iconic Black news/talk radio station, is moving its headquarters from Chatham to the South Loop by the end of the...

NAACP moves to retain all police records

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In a unified effort, the Chicago and West Side NAACP Chapters are demanding that all police-involved shootings and other official...

Third Tyshawn Lee Suspect still on loose as families grieve

Kevin Edwards and Tyshawn Lee With the arrest and charge of first degree murder being filed against Corey Morgan last month in the case of...