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...

Black Teen’s Plant-Based Beauty Brand to Be Sold at Target

The exclusive partnership comes just in time to celebrate Black History Month. By Christina Santi, Ebony Zandra Cunningham, 18, has partnered with Target to sell her...

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...

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...

Sparks-Wade injured in domestic incident

Jamal Washington arrested after barricading home he shares with councilwoman Crusader Staff Report Gary Councilwoman La Vetta Sparks-Wade was reportedly injured in a domestic incident at...

Kamala Harris: Black Mothers ‘Must Be Given Dignity’ In Health Care

Black women are 243 percent more likely to die during pregnancy than white women By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) made an impassioned...

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson’s Annual UNCF Mayor’s Breakfast Features Reverend Dr....

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Northwest Indiana Leadership Council will host the annual Mayor’s Breakfast benefiting the UNCF on...

Mo’Nique Has Some Thoughts About That Conversation With Steve Harvey

“This is for anybody putting money first and not the love of your people,” she said in response to Harvey's opinion on how she...

Happy 100th Birthday Timuel Black!

Historian to be honored with  Birthday Gala Dec 9. In his Bronzeville neighborhood, he is known as Baba, Griot. Teller of tales, fighter of the good...

The voice of ‘Soooooooooul” Train says he’s being ripped off...

By Stephanie Henson Gadlin, National Correspondent His iconic howl is recognized by millions of people across the globe as the voice of Soul Train. Broadcast...