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...

No money, no education for many young Black males in Chicago

Chicago Crusader staff report As shootings continue to plague Chicago, many young Black males in the city’s South and West Sides don’t have a job...

Maryland Man Intentionally Gave HIV To Women He Met On Dating...

The suspect reportedly met women on several dating apps. By Ricky Riley, Blavity A Frederick County, Maryland, man has been arrested by authorities for knowingly passing HIV...

Leading Chicago pastor set to pass the torch

Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, to retire at the end of 2019. Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary...

U.S. Army’s only all-female, African American WWII unit honored with monument

By Kaylah Jackson The contributions of over 800 African American women who sorted mail in a segregated unit during WWII were recognized Friday in Fort Leavenworth,...

When Black jockeys ruled the Kentucky Derby

By Erick Johnson The social event of the year has come and gone at Churchill Downs. The well-heeled from all corners of the North America continent...

“Widows,” shot at Parkway Gardens and Daley’s restaurant debuts this weekend

Chicago action-thriller with Viola Davis expected to draw big crowds Crusader Staff Report The long wait is finally over. “Widows,” a Chicago action-thriller that includes scenes at...

Battle to save Bronzeville school heats up

Chicago Crusader staff report A battle is brewing to keep the Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School (BZLCS) open as Chicago Public Schools seek to close the...

UAW Leader on Civil Rights and Black Labor

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America. However, the...

Funeral Services Set For Ms. Bettie Jones

Bettie Jones High Profile "Good Neighbor" Killed By Shot Fired By Chicago Police Funeral services for MS. BETTIE JONES, an accidental victim shot by Chicago Police...