Tuesday, March 2, 2021
THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTING CHICAGO’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYOR This is part four of the five part seres on the origin and development of electing Chicago’s first African American mayor. In this political climate in America, it is important to remind African Americans in this country, and particularly in...
A recently released report by the Counsel for the State Board of Accounts (SBOA) has revealed new information in the special investigation into the two Indiana virtual schools, Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy, that inflated their enrollment numbers to defraud the state out of millions of dollars....
In 1968 she became a Black single mother who was left to run two newspapers in a male-dominated industry; now after decades of challenges, Dorothy R. Leavell celebrates 50 years as publisher of Crusader newspapers By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader 1968 was a bad year. Major cities were on fire following...
By NewsOne The judge who presided over Amber Guyger’s murder trial continued has been making the media rounds after she gave the convicted murderer a hug in court. Dallas District Judge Tammy Kemp appeared on “The Tamron Hall Show” Thursday morning and reportedly shed some light on another controversial moment...
By Minyvonne Burke and Sossy Dombourian and Anthony Cusumano, TODAY A 6-year-old Florida girl was committed for two days to a mental health facility without her mother's consent after allegedly throwing a temper tantrum at school, an attorney for the family said. The child was allegedly given anti-psychotic medications at the...
By Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News Standing side by side, the four Democratic congresswomen of color who were targeted in a racist tirade by President Trump that elicited widespread condemnation mounted a vigorous defense of their progressive agendas and tried to downplay the commander-in-chief's controversial comments, which they said were just...
By Chinta Strausberg Funeral arrangements are pending for Attorney Lawrence E. Kennon, 91, who died Saturday at the University of Chicago Hospital after suffering from a stroke he had last Thursday, September 10, his sister, Bernadine Kennon, confirmed late Monday night. Kennon was born on Chicago’s South Side to a family...
Crusader Staff Report The Gary Common Council on Tuesday, February 18, declined to override Mayor Jerome Prince’s veto of a resolution that demanded the state return local control back to the Gary School District. Following up on his promise, Prince on February 4, vetoed the resolution that was passed before he...
Nonprofit Group Providing Education and Information on Clinical Research and its Role in the Development of New Treatments and Vaccines A unique clinical research education event produced by the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) and supported by local research teams, advocacy groups and a consortium...
By Anne Branigin, The Root An independent autopsy ordered by the family of George Floyd finds the 46-year-old man was killed by “homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain.” The early findings from the exam were released...