Freddie Gray’s family reacts to mistrial

Baltimore police officer William Porter stands in the courtroom after a mistrial was declared in his trial on manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct...

State Champions at Last!

PHILLIPS HOLDS UP the 2015 4A state championship trophy won on November 27 making the Wildcats the first Public League team to do so....

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...

Nigerian gospel jazz duo Twinsax wants your soul

Twinsax Twinsax are a music duo from Nigeria who have been striving to master their art of playing the saxophone since age 9. Known in...

One down, two to go

Garry McCarthy, Anita Alvarez, Mayor Rahm Emanuel Who is next to go after McCarthy? Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a rare moment of submissiveness bent to the...

Protests persist as calls grow for Emanuel to resign

Protesters used an empty casket to dramatize the death of Laquan McDonald during a demonstration outside Chicago City Hall last weekend. (Photo by Chinta...

“Naughtier than Nice”

By Eric Jerome Dickey c.2015, Dutton $25.95 / $33.95 Canada 357 pages You have to tell somebody. There’s a secret inside you, one you’ve been keeping far too long...

Black clergy to hold massive voter registration drives

Photo by Chinta Strausberg Vow to dump Alvarez Saying getting rid of Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is not enough, several ministers are revving up for a...

Mag Mile stores still reeling from Black Friday protests

Sales, profits drop at several retailers’ They came by hundreds, linking arms and blocking customers from entering high-end stores along The Magnificent Mile during Black...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

Give Love Away—don’t wait until Christmas Day. Lord knows what the world needs now is love sweet love—that’s the only thing there just too...