Sunday, March 7, 2021
Robert Keegan's use of deadly force exists in a dark thread where Black people are routinely killed because of white fear. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne The autopsy report for a Black teen shot and killed goes directly against the account of the white man accused of murdering him after a heated confrontation...
Crown Point Community Foundation (CPCF) and Legacy Foundation have received a combined grant of $2.5 Million for Lake County as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative. With GIFT VII, Lilly Endowment is making up to $125 million available to help Indiana community foundations strengthen the towns,...
The Board of Supervisors’ unanimous vote will let people sue those who call the police for discriminatory reasons. By Lydia O'Conner, Huff Post San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure on Tuesday aimed at cracking down on racist 911 calls, a phenomenon that’s been increasingly documented on social media. The...

Coffee with a cop

Join us Tuesday September 13th from 8:00am-11:00am at McDonald's located at 761 S Lake Street for Coffee With A Cop. We invite all community members to sit down with us, have a cup of coffee and talk openly with members of the Gary Police Department. We hope to see...
Government Shutdown Ends 34 days, 21 hr, 18 min By Erica Werner, Mike DeBonis and John Wagner President Trump on Friday agreed to temporarily reopen the federal government without getting any new money for his U.S.-Mexico border wall, retreating from the central promise of his presidency, for now, in the face of intense...
Crusader Staff Report Mayor Jerome Prince on Thursday, October 15, filed a lawsuit against the Common Council seeking to persuade a judge to invalidate the city’s community benefits ordinance. Prince says the ordinance violates his executive authority, but the council disagrees. It’s the latest in deteriorating relations between the mayor and...
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Family and friends mourned the loss of a Chicago man who was killed last week while away at college in Missouri. D'Angelo Bratton-Bland, 23, was remembered at a vigil Monday night in Bronzeville. He was shot and killed while sitting in a car in Jefferson City. Police...
By Erick Johnson The magazine that graced the coffee tables of millions of Black homes is gone. So is parent company, Johnson Publishing Company. Now, Ebony’s website has vanished from the world wide web. It’s the 75th anniversary of Ebony Magazine, but will there be a celebration or a funeral with...
Leaders of Northwest Indiana will convene a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Genesis Convention in Gary to discuss the issues of Race, Justice, Community and Policing in communities. The City of Gary, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana and Lakeshore Public Media; organizers...
“This isn’t a scene from The Handmaid’s Tale,” the 2020 contender told supporters. “This is happening in Alabama ― in our country ― in the year 2019.” By Amanda Terkel, HUffington Post Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) raised more than $160,000 for abortion rights groups on Wednesday, after Alabama passed legislation that...