Saturday, February 27, 2021
24 years later, Octavius Morris signs second affidavit saying cop forced her to lie convict Roosevelt Myles, who has been in prison for nearly 27 years By Erick Johnson Two sworn affidavits. One eyewitness. One fatal shooting and one false conviction. It’s a story that, for decades, has failed to add...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America. However, the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America provided one of the least often heralded but most essential roles in the movement’s...
Mayor and Chicago artist Theaster Gates to host former New York mayor Crusader Staff Report Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and artist Theaster Gates will host Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and former Mayor of New York City (2002-2013), on Monday, October 8 at “ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen.” They will meet with...
Chicago Police Department adds 4,000 officers to help patrol city Crusader staff report Jurors on Thursday, October 4 began deliberating after both sides in the Jason Van Dyke trial ended their closing arguments before a packed courtroom at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on the West Side. As Chicago and the nation wait...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor Bill Cosby arrived at the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania courthouse in a black SUV surrounded by his publicists and attorneys. He left in a prison van, escorted by sheriff’s deputies. Judge Steven T. O’Neill sentenced the fallen comic to as many as 10 years in...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent The National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) 2018 National Leadership Awards reception provided what one might expect when California Democratic Representative Maxine Waters, Texas Democratic Representative Al Green, and South Carolina’s Representative Jim Clyburn make up one-third of the recipients. “We are here to recognize...