At least eight Blacks out of 12 employees in Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s department tested positive for the coronavirus By Erick Johnson At least 848 Blacks in Illinois have COVID-19, the second-highest ethnic group in the state infected with the virus, according to figures released March 27 by...
#INthistogether social distancing campaign aims to keep Hoosiers healthy and return Indiana to normal social interactions and business operations  Partners supporting #INthistogether campaign include Eli Lilly, Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana University, and Purdue University Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Mayor Joe Hogsett – and a coalition of statewide...
By Tim McNicholas, CBS Chicago The Illinois Attorney General’s office has received more than 900 complaints about price gouging during the past couple weeks. Stores are bearing the brunt of the blame, but CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas learned the issue of pricing can be a complicated one. The California...
Sharon Joy Washington in 2019 graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Florida A&M University. Washington served as a 2019 summer intern at the Chicago Crusader as part of the Discover The Unexpected (DTU) summer internship program sponsored by General Motors. Washington currently works as a production...
Tedarius Abrams is a graduating senior at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona, Florida. His commencement ceremony has been canceled because of the coronavirus. Abrams served as a 2019 summer intern at the Chicago Crusader as part of the Discover The Unexpected (DTU) summer internship program sponsored by General Motors. Abrams...
Elae Hill is a junior majoring in multimedia journalism at North Carolina A&T State University. Hill served as a 2019 summer intern at the Chicago Crusader as part of the Discover The Unexpected (DTU) summer internship program sponsored by General Motors. He lives in Greensboro, N.C. By Elae Hill As a student...
The advice from public health officials has been confusing, leaving us to decide whether a D.I.Y. mask is better than nothing. By Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times To mask or not to mask? For the past few months, public health officials have advised that healthy people should not wear masks as...
The Chicago Police Board will announce the names of the top three finalists for Chicago's next police superintendent. Sources tell Eyewitness News that the finalists are Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown, current Aurora Police Chief Ziman and CPD Deputy Chief Ernest Cato. Charlie Beck is currently acting as interim superintendent....
No one was ever charged in the killing of two black couples by a group of white men in rural Georgia, known as the Moore’s Ford lynchings. By Neil Vigdor, Huffington Post A federal appeals court has ruled that grand jury evidence long sought by civil rights activists and historians in...
By Chinta Strausberg So concerned about the rise of COVID-19 victims and so many deaths, humanitarian Dr. Willie Wilson confirmed late Monday night he is giving away 100,000 surgical facemasks Tuesday to senior citizen homes in Chicago. And, he will begin mailing out checks for those unemployed due to the coronavirus...