TWPF 50th Anniversary Features Writers, Poets, Entertainment

Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) kicks off a week long 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 30, that will culminate with a gala featuring...

Legendary actress Cicely Tyson to be honored during DuSable...

Legendary Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson will join two individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to society through career and civic engagement,...

Lyric Opera of Chicago
 presents 
Rising Stars in Concert

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago will present its annual Rising Stars in Concert program on...

Art Design Chicago presents Celebrating South Side Stories

Celebrating South Side Stories, a daylong multi-venue event for all ages featuring art, music, film and food, is the latest in a series of...

More problems for Ebony as CEO steps down again

Linda Johnson Rice leaves company again as magazine misses a payment to writers Crusader Staff Report Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice has exited the iconic,...

Two Days of Blues and BBQ at the Broad Street Blues...

Griffith Central Park will transform into a two-day blues festival with twelve top-name blues bands nationwide on July 2 and 3. The festival will...

Pullman Attracting New Talent as Well as New Investment

CMAP’s Joe Szabo and National Park Service Pro join Historic Pullman Efforts – Chicago -- (February 12, 2020) -- While new housing, businesses and investments...

A Duke, a Count and a farewell to a Queen

By Erick Johnson All hail the Queen! She was given the crown of this column 17 years ago and during her magnificent reign, the Chicago Crusader’s...

Walmart, Amazon, Jewel hiring thousands

Crusader Staff Report Several of America's biggest retail companies and supermarkets are hiring tens of thousands to meet demands of a U.S. economy that's battered...

Lyric Opera presents a blockbuster ‘Nabucco’

World of Music By Barbara Wright-Pryor, Chicago Crusader Lyric Opera of Chicago’s current production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera ‘Nabucco’ opened   Saturday, January 23 before a huge...