Crusader staff report This is the final week for candidates seeking to be on the ballot for Chicago’s mayoral election on February 26, 2019. The deadline to file is Monday, November 26. The seats up for grabs are the mayor, all 50 aldermanic wards, city treasurer and city clerk. Candidates running for...
The Law Office of Standish E. Willis and the Westside Justice Center today announced the wrongful death lawsuit filed in the police murder of beloved Southside barber, Mr. Harith Augustus. The unprovoked and unlawful shooting of Augustus, age 37, sparked outrage and large community protests for weeks after Chicago police (CPD) targeted,...
By Evan Real, The Hollywood Reporter, Posted 8:01 AM PST 11/19/2018 Although she is planning to file a federal lawsuit against the state, the former gubernatorial candidate doesn't want Georgia's thriving entertainment industry to suffer. In the days that have passed since Stacey Abrams lost the gubernatorial race in Georgia's midterm elections...
Former first lady Michelle Obama was in Chicago to kick off the release of her memoir, “Becoming” on Tuesday, November 13.  After months of hype and anticipation, the book was on store shelves Tuesday.  Some 3 million copies were available in print world-wide, but thousands of readers reportedly preordered...
By Brian Stelter, Marshall Cohen, David Shortell and Jessica Schneider, CNN CNN's Jim Acosta will return to his post at the White House on Friday following a court ruling that forced the Trump administration to reinstate his press pass. The ruling by federal judge Timothy J. Kelly was an initial victory for CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump...
Crusader staff report Congressman Bobby Rush on Thursday, November 15, declared a boycott on Target after executives for the retailer in a private meeting declined to reverse its decision to close its Chatham and Morgan Park stores in February. Rush is urging residents to not shop on Black Friday, November 23,...
Demand Made In Lawsuit Charging That Racism Underlies Trump’s Immigration Agenda Boston, MA (November 14, 2018) – In what is believed to be the first demand made in a pending federal lawsuit, Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) today issued subpoenas to MGM Holdings Inc. and Trump Productions, LLC, demanding that they immediately produce to...
By Jesse Jackson With majority control in the House of Representatives, Democrats have an enormous opportunity — and face a distinct peril. The opportunity is to lay out in hearings and in legislation a long-overdue change agenda for America. The peril is they’ll get caught responding to President Trump’s outrage a...
By Chinta Strausberg Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Saturday called for a massive demonstration in Atlanta, Georgia if Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a black, doesn’t get justice in the recount. Abrams is in a recount battle with former Secretary of State Brian Kemp whose lead continues to shrink. “In Georgia, you...
On October 27th, 2018 as part of its 3rd Annual Black Nurses Rock Convention, the “Shades of Blue” National Awards and Scholarship Banquet was held in San Antonio, TX, giving recognition to those individuals who demonstrated outstanding service to both their local communities and the Black Nurses Rock organization....