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...

Celebrate the 3rd Annual Chicago Poetry Block Party

On Saturday, July 28, the Poetry Foundation, Crescendo Literary, and the Austin Town Hall will host the 3rd annual Chicago Poetry Block Party. Between...

African-American women – against all odds

By Stephanie E. Wilson-Coleman Recently, Rev. Michael Beckwith, Agape International Spiritual Center, said every problem is afraid of our potential because as we raise our...

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,...

“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...

Explore the science behind sound at final festival

Two of the most innovative and imaginative performances to date will be the highlight of the final Family Saturday Festival of the season at...

AFRICAN AMERICAN DESIGNERS IN CHICAGO: ART, COMMERCE AND THE POLITICS OF...

October 27, 2018–March 3, 2019   The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recently announced its presentation of African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce...

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...

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...

LaBelle’s pie not as good as locals’

Soul singer’s sweet potato pie ranked last among the best in taste test Maybe it was the pie crust. Or perhaps the spices were too...