Ald. Hairston re-elected after long runoff race

Crusader Staff Report Alderman Leslie Hairston (5th Ward) was re-elected to a 6th term this week after a long runoff election that ended two weeks...

11 Black aldermen voted for Lincoln Yards plan

Lightfoot flops on proposal that has drawn a lawsuit to block $900 million in TIF Funds By Erick Johnson Most of Chicago’s Black aldermen voted in...

There is no justice for the Black community (Letter to the...

Dear Crusader Editor I do not often feel inclined to write regarding media issues, but after listening all week to the media regarding the Jussie Smollett...

Little teaches a lot about maturity and kindness in a cruel...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. The film “Little” is such a pleasant take on an adult being turned into a child to hopefully teach the...

White supremacist gets life in prison for running over and killing...

By Luke Kenton, Daily Mail An Oregon white supremacist who chased young Black man in his car and intentionally ran him over in 2016, has...

Beyoncé Dropped A Live Coachella Album Along With The “Homecoming” Netflix...

By Julia Reinstein, Buzz Feed News As you've probably heard (and hopefully watched) a thousand times already, Beyoncé on Wednesday dropped "Homecoming," a Netflix documentary...

The name of this Georgia waterway was so offensive it was...

“The previous name has no place in our society. I am very glad our community came together to make this happen.” By Doug Criss,...

Soldier faces a felony charge after self-defense during road rage

By Military Magazine Sergeant First Class Kai Waters faces a felony assault charge in connection to a road rage incident in Elizabethtown, Ky., earlier this year, local...

Jussie Smollett Cut From Forthcoming Broadway Play

The actor was reportedly cut over his alleged hate crime scandal.  Jussie Smollett has lost a starring role in a forthcoming Broadway play in the...

Barbering Behind Bars: Using A Community Cornerstone For Criminal Justice Reform

A county jail in North Carolina has launched a program to teach detained teen boys about the art of barbering. By Sanjana Karanth, The Huffington...