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...

A TALE OF TWO MEN AND TWO WOMEN

The United States has been philosophically turned upside down during recent weeks. Two very high-profile men have been accused of sexual misconduct by an...

Council backs off move to subpoena mayor

Crusader Staff Report Two weeks ago, Councilwoman Lavetta Sparks-Wade (D-6th) led the Gary Common Council to vote unanimously to subpoena Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and other...

The Most Important Love Letter You’ll Ever Write

Henry Ford said, “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.” This phrase can be applied to many aspects of life, but...

Outdoors or indoors, growing your produce is a healthy habit

By Dr. Janet Seabrook Can you believe it? In just a couple of weeks, summer will be over. It seems like only yesterday I was...