Chicago Housing Authority in midst of $31 million energy-efficiency project that...

Agency has leveraged more than $12 million through partnerships that provide outside funding; agency is presenting this week at Greenbuild conference The Chicago Housing Authority...

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...

Black Teen’s Plant-Based Beauty Brand to Be Sold at Target

The exclusive partnership comes just in time to celebrate Black History Month. By Christina Santi, Ebony Zandra Cunningham, 18, has partnered with Target to sell her...

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...

Kamala Harris: Black Mothers ‘Must Be Given Dignity’ In Health Care

Black women are 243 percent more likely to die during pregnancy than white women By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) made an impassioned...

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...

Aretha Franklin’s historic mansion sells for $300,000

From Detroit Free News Detroit — The last property owned in Detroit by Aretha Franklin, a historic mansion next to the Detroit Golf Club, has been sold by the legendary entertainer's estate. The 5,600-square-foot...

A year of turmoil, activism and change

Chicago Crusader 2015 Year in Review Another shooting, another lawsuit and another problem for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Monday, Dec. 28, the father of Quintonio LeGrier—one...

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...