NAACP moves to retain all police records

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In a unified effort, the Chicago and West Side NAACP Chapters are demanding that all police-involved shootings and other official...

Challenging Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) recently took note of the unprecedented number of African American women leading higher education...

Early Chemo Not as Helpful for Black Breast Cancer Patients

Black women don't respond as well to early chemotherapy as breast cancer patients of other races. (Depositphotos) Experts say reasons why outcomes differ aren’t clear Early...

Premiere Black Women’s Organization Spearheads International Change

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Washington Correspondent During the height of the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), members of the International Black Women’s Public Policy...

A Crusader Investigation

By Erick Johnson A 17-year-old Black teenager was dead. A Chicago police officer was being held responsible for shooting him 16 times. There was a...

Case builds for federal probe of City Hall

PALLBEARERS CARRY THE casket after the funeral of Bettie Jones, who was killed by a Chicago police officer Dec. 26. Police said the shooting...

The Black Foodies Kicks Off Taste and Tour of the City...

The Black Foodies kicks off the Taste and Tour of the City of Chicago with a culinary experience like no other Saturday November 3rd...

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...

Suspects in Murder of Tyshawn Lee in Custody

Corey Morgan Just weeks after an exclusive Chicago Crusader report on a series of murders that may have been related to the grotesque murder of...

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...