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Crusader Staff Report Barbara McGowan, who made history on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, was recently inducted into the National Civil Rights Hall of Fame at the 33rd Anniversary MLK Dinner held by the National Civil Rights Library at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Bronzeville. McGowan was...
The beauty products and apparel brand says they had no intention of sending a stereotypical message in an ad for holiday pajamas By Tonya Pendleton, The Grio Until recently, Burt’s Bees had been best known perhaps for their bright yellow packaging, their lip balm and baby products that are ubiquitous...
Crusader Staff Report Two weeks after voters finally approved a school tax, the Gary Community School Corporation announced a new contract that will provide raises for teachers for the first time in 10 years. The Gary Teachers Union agreed on the 5.3 percent raise. The raises will be applied to teachers’...
By WGN Web Desk, Glenn Marshall Nearly 700 nursing home workers walked off the job Monday to begin a strike. The workers, who are part of the SEIU Health Care Illinois Union, are employed at 11 Infinity-owned facilities in the Greater Chicago area. They are demanding hazard pay and improved working...
Facebook users in Illinois can now apply to collect from a settlement stemming from a class action lawsuit. Claims must be filed by TODAY, November 23, 2020. The lawsuit was filed over Facebook's collection and storing of biometric data of Illinois users without proper consent. As part of the $650 million...
President-elect is reportedly concerned that probes would further divide country Crusader Staff Report A new report says President-elect Joe Biden does not want to investigate President Donald Trump when he leaves office out of concerns that it will further divide the country. Citing interviews with five anonymous sources familiar with the...
Odies H. Williams III, M.D., a native of Gary, Indiana, is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine. For more than 40 years, he served as a Family Practice physician in northwest Indiana. He was active as a musician, playing trumpet professionally in the areas of classical and jazz....
By Naveen Dhaliwal, ABC7 News New York A man who spent a quarter century in prison after being wrongly convicted of murder was freed on Thursday. Jaythan Kendrick had been waiting 25 years for his murder conviction to be vacated. Moments after that decision, Kendrick walked out of the courthouse a free...
A suit filed in federal court by 60 people blames the cops for abuses incurred while they protested police violence. By BET A federal lawsuit charges that Chicago police officers violated the civil rights of multiple Black Lives Matter protesters this summer during demonstrations in reaction to the police shooting deaths...