Leading Chicago pastor set to pass the torch

Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, to retire at the end of 2019. Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary...

New Laws 2020: Illinois laws that take effect January 1

With the start of the New Year, there is always a new set of laws to obey. Many residents and businesses are already preparing for...

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...

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...

12-Year-Old Rapper Appears in Court Following Viral Arrest Video

The youngster faces serious charges. By Christina Santi, Ebony Corey “Lil C Note” Jackson, 12, appeared in court this month to defend himself against felony charges. In...

OUR ENDORSEMENTS

  JB Pritzker has come a long way to earn the Crusader’s endorsement as the next governor of Illinois. His running mate, state Rep. Juliana...

Lightfoot names third Black to transition team

University of Chicago administrator to join businessman Willie Wilson and Angelique Power Crusader Staff Report Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot on Monday, April 15, appointed Marielle Sainvilus as communications...

Chicago says goodbye to Rev. Dr. Clay Evans

Crusader Staff Report Reverend Clay Evans went home to glory, but thousands in Chicago are turning out to say thanks to a spiritual powerhouse who...

Services held for Walter Clark, former CTA Chairman

Financier Walter Clark died at the age of 90, on November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. His passing was announced by his family....

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...