Healthy Heart Habits for February and Beyond

Most people know February as the time we celebrate love through thoughtful expressions like flowers, cards, sweet treats and the like. February is also...

21 Century Charter Middle School does Black History all HANDS ON

The 21st Century Charter Middle School will present Black History Month in a more hands on, interactive way this year. The seventh-grade social studies...

‘Good Times’ actress Ja’net DuBois dies

Crusader Staff Report Ja’net DuBois, the actress who helped make “Good Times” a hit television sitcom in the 1970s, died Tuesday, February 18 at her...

Gayle King experience can provide needed caveat for over-zealous media 

By Vernon A. Williams I purposely waited until the din had somewhat settled before weighing in on the controversial Gayle King interview with WNBA superstar...

THE POWER, MAJESTY, AND CHALLENGES OF BLACK HISTORY

The tradition that is now celebrated as Black History Month started in 1926 as Black History Week. Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study...

Melton pushes for accountability in virtual charter schools

A recently released report by the Counsel for the State Board of Accounts (SBOA) has revealed new information in the special investigation into the...

George Zimmerman sues Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg for defamation, seeks $265...

By Gary White, The Lakeland Ledger George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a Florida teenager in 2012, filed a lawsuit against two...

Parents Slam Black History Month Assignment Involving Pictures Of ‘Monkeys’

Outrage sparks over "ignorant and racially insensitive" work. By Adrian Moore, NewsOne A group of parents aren’t happy about a Black History Month assignment their kids...

Hud says homelessness increased 4.1% in Indiana in 2019

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its 2019 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. The report certified last month by HUD Secretary Ben...

Diversity and inclusion celebrated by Urban League of Northwest Indiana

Annual award luncheon planned to salute advancement in diversity and inclusion initiatives, Congressman Peter Visclosky to keynote To the representatives of the Urban League of...