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...
By Brian Lowry, CNN Five years after the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag triggered controversy, the group behind the awards has made inclusion a requirement to be considered to win them. In what represents the most direct link between the movie industry's top prize and efforts to promote diversity and address systemic issues, the...
On the heels of marking its 75th Anniversary, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana continues its meaningful work in the community by hosting its annual Diversity & Inclusion Awards. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and the safety of citizens, this year’s event, normally a luncheon, will be held virtually and...
ABC 7 NY Medical students across the country were given the surprise of a lifetime Monday: no more student loan debt. Former New York City Mayor and one-time presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg pledged $100 million through Bloomberg Philanthropies to the nation's four historically Black medical schools. About 800 students attending Atlanta's Morehouse...
By Black Business Thyk Skynn, a Black-owned line of fashionable bulletproof vests for men, women, and children, has seen a nearly 400 percent increase in sales over the past few weeks as Americans continue to grow concerned about their protection from police shootings and other random acts of violence. Mike Tyree,...
Five of the nine Indiana Dunes beaches, including West Beach, will remain open, but due to a lifeguard shortage and beach erosion issues, several are closed for the remainder of the season. Indiana Dunes Tourism has released an illustrated map showing which beaches are currently open. Due to the lifeguard...