Reminder: BMV extends hours for Primary Election Day

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) announced today that BMV branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May...

The New 411: A SPELL ON YOU

By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader A SPELL ON YOU !: Nina Simone started her musical career as a classically trained child virtuoso, whose piano recitals...

Chicago Scholars’ 35 Under 35 Awards recognize young leaders making an impact...

Chicago Scholars to Highlight 35 Young Professionals’ Accomplishments at Fourth Annual UnTied Gala Chicago Scholars recently announced that it will be highlighting the professional and philanthropic...

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...

‘Defacing Michael Jackson’ premieres racial conflict

Flying Elephant Productions is concluding its inaugural season with the Chicago premiere of “Defacing Michael Jackson,” Aurin Squire’s racially-charged comedy about adolescence, sexual discovery...

Celebration Of Life For Louis “Buddy” Malcolm

Louis “Uncle Buddy” Malcolm was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on October 18, 1930 to Charles and Mabel Topps Malcolm. He attended Saint Peter’s...

BMV announces Memorial Day hours

All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) branches will be closed Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Branches resume...

The iconic Tower of Power appears in four Chicago dates

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader “‘Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now,’ a perfect statement for this rejuvenated band who is once again reaching the...

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...

The New 411

Janet Langhart Cohen, former Chicagoan, Emmy-award nominated American journalist, (who got her start in television as the first Black “weathergirl”) and civil rights activist,...