OpEd: Can Jaden Smith’s Gender Fluid Style Lead to Outside-the-Box Thinking?

Photo by Bruce Weber/Louis Vuitton Jaden Smith and his sister Willow have been turning heads and raising eyebrows for most of their adolescence. As the...

Gary projects honored with special awards

Two projects in Gary this week will receive awards from the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association. The Miller Spotlight Project will receive the...

Two new faces in Gary emerge in politics

Eddie Melton and Tammi Davis Tammi Davis, Eddie Melton seek to impact state’s economy There are two new faces that are throwing their hats into the...

Mayor reviews Gary’s progress

By Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor City of Gary Recently there has been a lot of discussion about my trip to the Mexico border with other national leaders...

Charter school, closure, among options for Roosevelt Academy

Gary Crusader staff report In the next several months, the Indiana State Board of Education will explore several options as it decides on the future...

Gary churches step up to help Flint residents

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Rev. Charles Emery, pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church is leading a group of Gary residents who are collecting donations to...

Lake County Assessor reflects on first year in office

Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince says his first year in office has exceeded his imagination. Prince said he improved operations by...

Gary flies high in 2015

MAYOR KAREN-FREEMAN Wilson on July 10 led a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new runway at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The opening was...

Welcome Cam Newton – to the perils of Black superstardom in...

By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader It’s like a broken record. When an African American dominates a field of endeavor in the U.S., invariably the public...

Genesis Center mired in financial woes

AS FINANCIAL WOES plague the Genesis Convention Center, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has pledged to steer more business opportunities to the struggling facility. Gary Mayor Karen...