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Crusader Staff Report It was supposed to reopen in July after a $15 million renovation, but the historic Madam C.J. Walker Building in Indianapolis will not open its doors until spring 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. For the past two years, the Walker Building at 617 Indiana Avenue has undergone...
The significant settlement comes as the family waits to see if the officers involved will be charged. Written by Madison J. Gray The City of Louisville has announce that it has settled with the family of Breonna Taylor for as much as $12 million, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Tuesday afternoon (Sept....
More than 75 percent of children dying from covid-19 are minorities, a finding that echoes disproportionate death rates among adults By William Wan, Washington Post The coronavirus is killing Hispanic, Black and American Indian children at much higher numbers than their White peers, according to federal statistics released Tuesday. The numbers —...
Members of the Gary SouthShore Railcats provided Gary Community Partnership (GCP) with hefty manpower to complete a major portion of the Rees Park Rejuvenation on Friday, September 4, 2020. The effort, championed by GCP, was underwritten by the Legacy Foundation. The effort drew support from 2nd District Councilman Cozy Weatherspoon...
To say that police have killed Black people for doing much less is beyond an understatement. By NewsOne A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ordered the release of police video showing a white driver who was pulled over by cops and not only refused to follow orders and resisted arrest but...
Crusader Staff Report An equity firm has been approved by the Gary Redevelopment Commission to purchase the historic South Gleason Park Golf Course and Gilroy Stadium. But few councilmen know what the firm, Bradford Equities Management LLC, will do with the property once the purchase goes through. In a special Zoom...
Roderick Wilson was in a ride-share vehicle stopped for a busted tail light. By Bill Hutchinson, ABC News A white Georgia sheriff's deputy seen in a viral video repeatedly punching a Black man who was pinned to the ground has been fired after the man's family demanded he be released from...
By Pamela Kirkland, CNN "Welcome to Freedom!" exclaims real estate agent Ashley Scott as she surveys the nearly 97 acres of land that she and a group of 19 Black families purchased in August. "I'm hoping that it will be a thriving safe haven for people of color, for Black families...
Crusader Staff Report Gary residents who travel to Chicago for work can continue commuting with no restrictions after the nation’s third largest city on Tuesday, September 8 decided not to place Indiana on its quarantine list. The decision relieved concerns among thousands of residents in Northwest Indiana who work in...
By Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb and Elizabeth Stuart, CNN President Donald Trump admitted he knew weeks before the first confirmed US coronavirus death that the virus was dangerous, airborne, highly contagious and "more deadly than even your strenuous flus," and that he repeatedly played it down publicly, according to legendary...