Community Calls For Agreement on Obama Library

By Lee Edwards, Chicago Crusader The auditorium of the Hyde Park Academy High School was nearly filled to capacity with neighborhood residents eager to learn...

Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center Presents “Because We Can” Benefit Performance

Artistic Director Homer Bryant Presents New Works The Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center has taken the world by storm with its mega viral Hiplet technique...

The ‘Wall of Respect’ phenomenon lives again

By Sharon Fountain, Chicago Crusader When a group of artists formed an organization to bring public art to their African American community in 1967, they...

The Shack

By Jeong Eun Kim and Pastor Olivia Johnson “The Shack” is a movie that depicts the unveiling of the unconditional love of God in the...

“Soul on Ice” Tells the Stories of First Black Pro Hockey...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader They endured racial epithets from fans and opponents, had their ability questioned by the teams they were trying out...

African American Network of the CSO hosts first event

In recognition of Black History Month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s recently formed African American Network (AAN) will host a screening of Oscar Micheaux’s 1925...

The Art House brings artistic revolution to the city

By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader In 2002, the first pitch was thrown inside of the Gary Railcats Stadium. And since its inception, it has garnered...

ABC 7 Celebrates Black History Month With News, Programming And Vignettes

By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader ABC 7 Chicago celebrates Black History Month with special news reports, programming and vignettes throughout February. A special presentation of...

9th Ward expands Individual Artist Program Grants

Chicago’s professional artists will have more opportunities to bolster their careers while enhancing the Pullman and Roseland communities, thanks to the “Artist’s Mural Program,”...

4th Annual Musical Arts Institute Gala features vocalist Kevin Whalum

Next Friday evening, October 7, the Musical Arts Institute along with the Board of Directors will host their 4th Annual Gala Benefit Dinner and...