Melton to propose statewide teacher salary increases in 2019

On Tuesday, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) announced a proposal he will bring to the General Assembly in the 2019 legislative session. “After traveling across...

Freeman-Wilson Addresses the Nation’s Opioid Crisis

On Wednesday, October 10 at a National League of Cities (NLC) briefing on Capitol Hill, three mayors from diverse communities around the country described steps they...

MAKING DEALS WITH THE DEVIL

Recently, the Chicago Crusader released a story about eight “silent” Black Chicago aldermen who received money from Mayor Rahm Emanuel prior to his election...

Free Symposium for estate attorneys, CPAs and wealth advisors

The annual Red Shield Symposium is being held on October 16, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CST, with one of the local host sites...

A billionaire inspires Gary to dream big

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits city to promote initiatives Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and artist Theaster Gates hosted businessman and philanthropist Mike Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg...

Second Buffington Harbor tour gives area hope

Crusader Staff Report After a successful tour of Gary’s Buffington Harbor this summer, the city’s political and business leaders made a second visit to the...

The Gary Chamber of Commerce to hold Monthly Membership Luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Luncheon on Monday, October 8, 2018, 12:00 Noon at The Gary South Shore...

Black Freedom Fighters in Steel: Black Workers Commemorated on Broadway

By Ruth Needleman Graffiti art alternates with the Jackson 5 and Mayor Richard Hatcher on the decaying walls along Gary’s main streets. Through art Gary...

‘The Death Of The Angry Black Woman’ Invites Self-Reflection

Book Helps Women Learn How To Bury Their Anger And Embrace A New Self   Charlotte pastor and face of the popular Car Chronicles Movement, Jameliah...

Meeting of Black minds will ponder where we are and where...

By Vernon A. Williams These are serious times. The moral collapse of America is real – not imagined. Once unthinkable deeds, thoughts and words are...