The New 411

LEGENDARY! The legendary Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson will join a trio of individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to society through...

Two sisters bond through hellish reality in ‘Night Comes On’

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader “Night Comes On” is the powerful directorial debut from actress Jordana Spiro (Netflix’s Ozark), which had its world...

Chicago Urban League hosts South Side Community Forum for Housing Justice

Join the Chicago Urban League at the Community Forum on Housing Justice in Chicago’s South Side Communities on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Make your voice heard...

35th Annual UNCF Walk For Education Chicago

Join hundreds of supporters and their family, friends and team members to help UNCF raise funds for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). UNCF 5K...

Pre-Rap sheet Day

The Monroe Foundation will host a Pre-Rap Sheet Day free information session for the Get Cleared Illinois campaign on Wednesday, August 8 from 9:30...

“THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL: THE WHITNEY HOUSTON SHOW” STARRING...

Showtime Australia’s acclaimed music production “The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show” starring Belinda Davids will make its debut in the Chicago...

Support “Love Laila Crohn’s and Colitis Walk

The public is encouraged to participate in the “Love Laila” Crohn’s and Colitis Walk Saturday August 4, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at...

Help Breakthrough send 50 grads to college!

Breakthrough is hosting a Trunk Party Aug 4, 2018, for 50 high school graduates from our community. A trunk party is a celebration for...

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...