LaBelle’s pie not as good as locals’

Soul singer’s sweet potato pie ranked last among the best in taste test Maybe it was the pie crust. Or perhaps the spices were too...

Protests persist as calls grow for Emanuel to resign

Protesters used an empty casket to dramatize the death of Laquan McDonald during a demonstration outside Chicago City Hall last weekend. (Photo by Chinta...

Center for poor veterans battle to stay open

THE RTW VET Center in Bronzeville on Tuesday, December 1, was given an additional six months to correct several code violations, but the center’s...

Meet the woman who wants to replace Anita Alvarez

Kim Foxx (Powell Photography) Cabrini-Green native Kim Foxx believes she can do a better job Kim Foxx has been a lawyer for 18 years and has...

One down, two to go

Garry McCarthy, Anita Alvarez, Mayor Rahm Emanuel Who is next to go after McCarthy? Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a rare moment of submissiveness bent to the...

Father Pfleger says Governor Rauner tried to create chaos

By Chinta Strausberg Setting out to accomplish what he promised, Father Michael L. Pfleger and about 3,000 supporters Saturday shutdown the Dan Ryan Expressway but...

Chicago Children’s Theatre breaks ground

A Chicago Children’s Theatre class in session. Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, officially broke...

Marian Catholic sued for discrimination

MARIAN CATHOLIC HIGH School said they expelled four Black students because they failed drug tests , but attorneys and parents said those tests were...

Howard University may sell rights to its public TV station’s spectrum

The public television station WHUT now reaches roughly two million households in the Washington area and remains the only black-owned public station in the...

Community leaders reopen the historic Strand Hotel

PUBLISHER DOROTHY R. LEAVELL (Chicago Crusader) with Jackie and Peter Holsten, President of Holsten Real Estate Development. Photo by Bob Black The Woodlawn community received...