Local students win big at the annual Illinois High School Musical...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce...

Harlem Fine Arts Show returns to Chicago November 16

When the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) returns to Chicago November 16 – 19, they will host several events to engage established and emerging...

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,”...

MCA Chicago announces three new appointments

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the , is pleased to announce the recent staff promotions of Naomi Beckwith to Manilow Senior Curator and Marissa Reyes to Dr. Robert N. Mayer Director...

2018 Gentle Warrior Awards incorporates Pullman Porters celebrating their legacy and...

As part of Black History Month, the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porters Museum recently announced it will honoring the legacy of the men...

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,...

Congratulations to the 2018 ABFF Greenlighters Academy fellows

The American Black Film Festival announced the five students selected as fellows for this year's ABFF Greenlighters Academy. The second annual event, sponsored by Turner, is...

“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...

HSI to host 2017 Blues/Jazz with Pizzazz Café

Habilitative Systems Inc., an impactful social service agency headquartered on Chicago’s West Side, will present its annual, “Blues/Jazz with Pizzazz Café,” Monday, August 28,...

McDonald’s 365Black Awards names female honorees

In celebration of the 15th annual McDonald’s® 365Black® Awards, the company will honor celebrities and everyday heroes who make positive contributions to the community....