Saturday, January 16, 2021
His attorneys claim he is entitled to compensatory and punitive damages. By Stephanie Wash, ABC News Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, the officer shot and wounded during the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment has filed a counterclaim against Kenneth Walker following Walker's lawsuit against the city of Louisville, numerous Louisville Metro Police Department...
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the country’s original civil rights organization, today celebrates a huge victory for DACA participants and DACA-eligible persons around the nation. Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia affirmed its prior ruling that the Department of Homeland Security...
Crusader Staff Report Dollar General will pay $6 million to settle a class action, racial discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement was announced November 18 and brings to an end one of the longest running race discrimination lawsuits, which was filed in 2013. According to...
By Vernon Freeman Jr., WTVR Kroger has announced a recall for several of its cooked shrimp products which might actually be raw. The products may be under-cooked which could cause contamination from spoilage organisms or pathogens, Kroger announced. Due to a potential health hazard, customers who purchased one of the products should not...
Crusader Staff Report The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 154 other civil rights organizations this week called on members of Congress to swiftly pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act, H.R. 4. The bill was recently reintroduced as the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, as well as...
The moment “felt like belonging” and “feeling valued,” wrote Dominique Apollon, who is Black. By Elyse Wanshel, The Huffington Post A simple act that some never think twice about almost brought a grown man to tears. Dominique Apollon, 45, wrote a post on Twitter last week about his first time wearing a...
If you bought a Lotto ticket on the Illinois Lottery app, you may want to check your email right away! A $6,250,000 winning Lotto ticket was purchased for the Monday, February 10, drawing. The winning Lotto ticket matched all six numbers – 09 - 10 - 11 - 16 - 17- 18...
Concerned over your most recent property tax assessment? You’re not alone. Have you ever considered an appeal? Seeking a reduction is a simple, no-cost option aimed at saving big money on your tax bill. Want to hear the good news? Homeowners don’t need an attorney and what’s more, on...
By David Denson, Gary Crusader A coalition of civil rights, labor and community organizations plan to launch a protest aimed at eroding the duties of the Gary School Board. They took their protest to Indianapolis on February 22 where the Senate Appropriations Committee is holding hearings on HB1315. On February 21, several...
Illinois driver facilities to remain closed through April 7 Crusader Staff Report President Donald Trump recently delayed the deadline indefinitely for Americans to obtain the new Real ID that is needed to board domestic flights and enter federal buildings. Before the coronavirus pandemic, the original deadline was October 1, 2020. Driver...