Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon George “Meadowlark” Lemon, known also as the “crown prince” of basketball who who entertained millions of fans around the world with his antics...

Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

Seaway Hosts “Building on a Legacy” Community Celebration

   Event also introduces Daryl Newell, Seaway’s new division president  This Thursday, October 25, Seaway, a division of Self-Help Credit Union will host “Building on...

Land Bank seeks partnership to redevelop Washington Park Bank

A new chapter for the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA; the Land Bank) was marked on September 10 when it issued its first...

Brother-in-law of Martin Luther King, Jr., dies

Issac Newton Farris Sr., brother-in-law of the late Martin Luther King Jr., died on Saturday. The King Center announced Farris died at his home. He...

‘The Death Of The Angry Black Woman’ Invites Self-Reflection

Book Helps Women Learn How To Bury Their Anger And Embrace A New Self   Charlotte pastor and face of the popular Car Chronicles Movement, Jameliah...

A year of activism pays off with the Laquan case, trauma...

HUNGER STRIKERS SPARKED local activism as they persuaded city officials in August to keep Dyett High School in Washington Park open. Social injustice, disparities shows...

Judge George Leighton buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Crusader Staff Report Chicago Judge George Leighton, the namesake of the Cook County Criminal Courts building at 26th and California, was buried at Arlington National...

Can aspirin help prevent heart attack, stroke?

For years, aspirin has been looked at as a wonder drug that helps reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Now, a panel...

The Marine Corps relaxes hairstyle standards for Black female soldiers

Photo by military.com When a controversy erupted over Black female Marine’s hairstyles last year, some observers thought Black women in the military were asking for...