Casino to open first followed by a hotel and parking garage Crusader Staff Report The proposed $400 million new Hard Rock Casino Gary will be built in two phases. The casino will open by 2021 and it will be connected to a hotel and parking garage, both of which will be...
By Sharita Forrest A new study of racial and ethnic disparities in school discipline found that Black middle school students were significantly less likely than their white peers to receive verbal or written warnings from their teachers about behavioral infractions. “While at first glance, disparities in teacher warnings seem less concerning than...
The streaming video giant says it is waiting to see if the state's controversial abortion law will be blocked by legal challenges, and will make its own decision accordingly BY Ny Magee, The Grio Various members of the entertainment industry are speaking out in wake of the passing of highly restrictive...
The city’s transit union voiced its support after a viral video showed a bus driver apparently defying police orders to drive a group of people under arrest. By Hilary Hanson, Huffington Post New York City’s transit workers’ union has voiced its support for members who refuse to help the New York Police...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) O.J. Simpson will be a free man on October 1. On Thursday, July 20, a Nevada parole board unanimously voted to grant the fallen gridiron star parole on his 2008 conviction on armed robbery and kidnapping charges. “Thank you,” Simpson, 70, said, dropping his head...
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson released the following statement today regarding the status of the 2018 Gary Air Show. Planning for the 2019 Air Show begins in June. “At the beginning of 2018, I expressed our intentions to get our finances right. Specifically, I talked about the fact that we would actively...
By NewsOne Another white person has been caught on camera saying the N-word and her name is allegedly Heather Patton. The incident in a California CVS drug store has gone viral and is was likely teaching her a harsh lesson of what happens when you spit out racist hate in...
Gary Crusader staff report Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is the chairperson of the Gary Crusader’s 55th Anniversary Gary. The gala will be held on June 3 at 7 p.m. at the B. Coleman Aviation hangar at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the event, which will celebrate...
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...
Incident Caught on Camera Months after Tragic Shooting of Black Woman in Same Texas City By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor Police brutality…Will it ever end? All eyes across the nation have been on the city of Baytown, Texas, ever since an unarmed Black woman, 44-year-old Pamela Turner, was shot to...