NAACP Leads #LogOutFacebook Protest, Returns Donation from Facebook in Response to Data Breaches Targeting People of Color   NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, will...

Services held for Walter Clark, former CTA Chairman

Financier Walter Clark died at the age of 90, on November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. His passing was announced by his family....

Chicago Urban League’s 57th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner raises Funds and...

More than 1,500 supporters  attended the Chicago Urban League’s 57th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner held November 3rd at the Hilton Chicago. The black-tie gala, the organization’s largest fundraiser...

A Missed Anniversary

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Let the trumpet sound and play “Taps” Tuesday was the last day of July. That day was a special one for...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. coming to the DuSable Museum

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader A world-famous boxing champion is coming to Chicago to help a fellow fighter score a knockout. On July 28, Floyd Mayweather...

Gary native Venessa Abram returns with message to address struggles of...

With the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, two popular and internationally renowned celebrities in the fashion and food industries, experts are...

National Civil Rights Hall of Fame announces Sharpton at civil rights...

Former Mayor of Gary, Richard Gordon Hatcher announced Rev. Al Sharpton as the guest speaker at “National Civil Rights Day” to be held on...

New Lilly diabetes helpline to assist people seeking solutions to insulin...

Starting August 1, a new dedicated helpline called the Lilly Diabetes Solution Center will assist people who need help paying for their insulin –...

Pfleger: “Operation Shutdown” not about the Ryan. It’s about violence!

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Father Michael L. Pfleger Tuesday said threats of arrests by the Illinois State Police (ISP) will not deter or intimidate...

IVI-IPO dinner features historic mayoral forum

The Independent Voters of Illinois - Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) will hold its annual Independents’ Day Dinner Thursday, July 19 at the Ukrainian Cultural...