Battle to save Bronzeville school heats up

Chicago Crusader staff report A battle is brewing to keep the Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School (BZLCS) open as Chicago Public Schools seek to close the...

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

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...

 Communities rise up for a renewable region

For decades, NIPSCO has supplied electrical power to the Northwest Indiana communities, but its coal-fired generating plants have also exposed citizens to the risk...

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...

Lyric Opera presents a blockbuster ‘Nabucco’

World of Music By Barbara Wright-Pryor, Chicago Crusader Lyric Opera of Chicago’s current production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera ‘Nabucco’ opened   Saturday, January 23 before a huge...

Congressman Rush threatens boycott if Target doesn’t reverse decision to close...

By Erick Johnson Congressman Bobby Rush on Monday, November 12, threatened to lead a boycott against Target during a protest outside a Target store in the West Loop. Rush...

GUILTY!

By Erick Johnson Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder Friday, October 4 by a jury at the Leighton Criminal...

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...

Van Dyke’s sentencing hearing next week

Crusader Staff Report The sentencing hearing for convicted murderer Jason Van Dyke will take place at 9 a.m. next Wednesday, October 31 in courtroom 500...