Renowned attorney backs More for state’s attorney

SAM ADAMS expresses support for Cook County State’s Attorney candidate Donna More (left) at WVON this week. Cites her experience and independence Famed criminal defense attorney...

Chef donates half Of Food Network winnings to feed Chicago’s hungry

Chef Quentin Love (Photo by WGN) Quentin Love, a Chicago chef and restaurateur, is a man who lives up to his name. After winning big...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

Give Love Away—don’t wait until Christmas Day. Lord knows what the world needs now is love sweet love—that’s the only thing there just too...

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...

Stars Wars: The Force Awakens is Amazing’

In 1977, I went to see a film called “Star Wars” with an old boyfriend of mine. I figured I would go to this...

Black actress Noma Dumezweni to play Hermione in Harry Potter stage...

Noma Dumezweni Photo @bazbam/twitter The Swaziland-born actress is the chosen one. Ten points for "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child"! The producers of the highly anticipated Harry...

As Justices weigh Affirmative Action, Michigan offers an alternative

Kedra Ishop, the enrollment manager at the University of Michigan, helped increase the number of minority students in the 2015 freshman class. Credit Laura...

Retrial for officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death set for June

A list of evidence in the Freddie Gray case shows that all six officers charged in his arrest and death have made statements. The...

Murder Cover-Up in Chicago

As more information emerges in connection with Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on October 20, 2014, the...

Don’t be Fooled by ‘Silent Clarence’ Thomas

In arguably the most important civil rights case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear this term - a case that could ban or limit...