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...

Black Press set to hold annual convention in Virginia

Crusader Staff Report Black publishers and journalists from around the country are preparing to travel to Norfolk, VA to attend the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s...

Dorothy Brown kicks off citywide ‘Listening Tour’

When Dorothy Brown announced her candidacy for Mayor of the city of Chicago this April, she wasn’t offering the residents of the city politics...

Funeral for son of Minister Louis Farrakhan June 8 in Chicago

By The Final Call and The Chicago Crusader The funeral, or janazah, service for the son of Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan will be...