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...

ComEd to build $10M microgrid

Chicago Crusader staff report More power is coming to Bronzeville. ComEd is building a $10.4 million microgrid in the historic Black neighborhood, hoping to keep...

Young Black voters could decide elections

Chicago Crusader Staff With just a month before the primary and local elections, registration drives are popping up all over in Chicago’s minority communities as...

OpEd: Can Jaden Smith’s Gender Fluid Style Lead to Outside-the-Box Thinking?

Photo by Bruce Weber/Louis Vuitton Jaden Smith and his sister Willow have been turning heads and raising eyebrows for most of their adolescence. As the...

Cook County Released from Shakman Lawsuit

Cook County in Substantial Compliance of Hiring Practices, Ending Federal Oversight Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that Cook County has been found...

Human rights movement launched at CSU

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Hundreds attended the first of a two-day United Nations (U.N.) hearing held at Chicago State University (CSU), where Blacks from...

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...

FLINT MICHIGAN’S WATER CRISIS – TRADING LIVES FOR DOLLARS

People have just recently become aware of the fact that the town of Flint, Michigan has a water crisis and, as is true in...

Plan to save Chicago State proposed

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader State Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-Chicago) is expected to introduce a bill in Springfield that will fund Chicago State...

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...