Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Hundreds to gather and witness 102-year-old Catherine Stovall receive The Dr. Martin Luther King Lifetime Achievement Award  Monday, January 18th, 2021 @ 12:00 P.M. Robbins Village Hall, 3327 W. 137th Street, Robbins, Il (OUTDOOR Press Conference and Presentation) Tyrone Ward -- Mayor of Robbins, Illinois -- will be joined by U.S. Congresswoman Robin...
By Erick Johnson State Representative Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) announced this week that he introduced a bill during the 2021 legislative session that would permit same-day voter registration. The bill, HB 1301 would allow voters to register at the polls on the day of an election, providing they have...
By Alex Butler, UPI Former NFL fullback TIm Lester has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 52. Lester's family said he tested positive for COVID-19 10 days ago and died Tuesday morning at his Milton, Ga., home. Family members suspect that a pulmonary embolism -- a blockage of an artery...
Biden proposes $1,400 direct payments and extending boosted unemployment benefits until September. By Tara Golshan, Arthur Delaney, Jonathan Cohn, and Kevin Robillard, HuffPost President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled an economic relief plan that would deliver $1,400 to most Americans and invest in a national vaccination program  — and also endorses a whole...

The Dream Team

“Go back to South Carolina, go back to Georgia, go back to Louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities, knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  By Erick Johnson The fallout continues in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, January 13,...
Civil rights attorney, Lee Merritt, said Patrick Warren needed psychiatric help but his family was told a mental health deputy was not available. By Jim Hice, KCENTV Doorbell video shows the moments leading up to when a Black man was shot and killed by a Killeen police officer on Sunday. The video...
By Patrick Forrest Governor Eric Holcomb began his second term in office Monday, January 11, after being sworn in during a small, private ceremony at the Indiana State Museum. Holcomb, Attorney General Todd Rokita and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch all took their oaths of office during the ceremony before...
Bipartisan majority charges him with inciting Capitol riot By Jacob Pramuk, CNBC President Donald Trump, a man hyperaware of his achievements and place in history, added a first to his record on Wednesday. A week before he will leave office, Trump became the first American president impeached by the House twice. The...
ABC News Jacob Blake is speaking out about being shot seven times by a Kenosha police officer last summer and the DA's decision not to file any charges in the case. The Evanston native spoke out for the first time since the decision in an exclusive interview on Good Morning America. "I...
Crusader Staff Report Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas recently submitted a bill that is the first step toward giving reparations to Black Americans whose lives have been impacted by the slavery of their ancestors. Lee recently introduced H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, to the House Floor. The...