By CNN Wire WASHINGTON — Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc., is recalling approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday. The recall was announced as the US Centers for Disease Control...
The WVON1690 “Cliff Kelley and the Professor Jonathan Jackson” radio show celebrated its 10 year anniversary with light refreshments and dynamic music by Maurice Mahone at Pearl’s Place on December 18. The event was hosted Jonathan’s sister, Santita Jackson. Jackson is affectionately called, “The Professor” by radio personality and...

NAACP Leads #LogOutFacebook Protest, Returns Donation from Facebook in Response to Data Breaches Targeting People of Color   NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, will lead a digital protest, #LogOutFacebook today, Tuesday, December 18, 2018, in response to the tech company’s history of data hacks which unfairly target its users...
Next week, a Cook County judge will decide whether to take away a court hearing that an appeals court granted Roosevelt Myles who waited 18 years for the hearing, but never got it By Erick Johnson In Courtroom 400 at the Leighton Criminal Courts Building, sits Judge Dennis Porter, who, for...
The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans are affected by diabetes and it is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. In the African American population, studies show that we are disproportionately affected by diabetes in comparison to the general population. The rates...
 By Karen Freeman-Wilson,  Mayor of Gary, Indiana On January 1, 2012, I fulfilled my childhood vision to become mayor of my hometown, Gary, Indiana.  I ran for mayor twice and lost, but it was my passion for my city and my belief that I could make a difference that invoked...
What happened to a meeting where two Black aldermen and several business and religious leaders never showed up? By Erick Johnson The doors were locked and the room was still empty at 9 a.m. On Saturday, November, 17, an invitation-only town hall meeting involving several Black aldermen was scheduled at Captain’s...
Some Black aldermen with ties to mayor face tough rematches Crusader Staff Report A record 11 Black candidates have filed to run in Chicago’s mayoral race, kicking off an intense campaign season where some Black aldermen with ties to outgoing Mayor Rahm Emanuel are fighting to keep their seats. The aldermen...
Alderman Willie Cochran (20th) on Wednesday, November 28, rejected a plea deal on bribery and fraud charges and will stand trial on June 3. Cochran pleaded not guilty in 2016 to a 15-count indictment charging him with wire fraud, bribery, and extortion. A change of plea hearing has been scheduled...
Funeral draws to a close for Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez Crusader staff report Funeral services for Dr. Tamara O'Neal will be held this week. She was among three people who were killed in a mass shooting in Chicago last week. Visitation for O'Neal will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, November 30,...