Chicago Urban League receives $1 Million grant from MacArthur Foundation

Four-Year Award Will Be Seed Funding for Building Renovation and Infrastructure Updates The Chicago Urban League has been awarded a $1 million grant from the...

Successful CPS Basketball Coach Suddenly Dies

By Patrice Nkrumah Lewis Thorpe, who coached North Lawndale Charter School to a Class 2A  boys basketball state title in 2008, passed away suddenly in...

3 Chicago police officers accused of cover-up in Laquan McDonald shooting...

By Diane Pathieu and Leah Hope Three current and former Chicago police officers accused of covering up details of the Laquan McDonald shooting appeared Tuesday, October 30 in...

Target to close stores in Chatham and Morgan Park

Retail chain plans two new stores on North Side Crusader staff report Target will close its stores in Chatham and Morgan Park in February, the company...

Early Voting for Mid Term Elections Breaking Records Across Chicago and...

More than 131,000 cast ballots in first nine days of Early Voting  With six more days remaining to vote early, suburban Cook County has already surpassed...

Celebrate 100 years with Liberty Baptist Church Oct. 28

Liberty Baptist Church of Chicago, 4849 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL will celebrate its 100th Anniversary on Sunday, October 28 during Morning Worship at 10:45 a.m....

‘Colored Girls’ talk about new book and politics

By Anesia Byrdwell Hermene Hartman, publisher of N’DIGO magazine, along with Eileen Rhodes and Elzie Higginbottom recently hosted an intimate conversation and book signing with...

OUR ENDORSEMENTS

  JB Pritzker has come a long way to earn the Crusader’s endorsement as the next governor of Illinois. His running mate, state Rep. Juliana...

Rev. Jackson, ACLU, supporters tell why police consent decree is needed

On the first of a two-day Fairness hearing on whether a federal judge should accept the Chicago Police Department's consent decree, Reverend Jesse Jackson,...

Van Dyke’s sentencing hearing next week

Crusader Staff Report The sentencing hearing for convicted murderer Jason Van Dyke will take place at 9 a.m. next Wednesday, October 31 in courtroom 500...