By Erick Johnson A massive line that stretched for blocks formed this morning before the doors open for Early Voting in The Loop at 191 N. Clark. The line kept growing by the minute as one voter after another joined the wait to cast their ballot in one of the most...
By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump’s latest selection to the Supreme Court of the United States, federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has a local history, having spent three years on the Chicago-based Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. While many...
Crusader Staff Report The start date for Early Voting for the General Election in November has been changed to Thursday, October 1, according to the Chicago Board of Elections. Early voting begins at the Loop Super Site at 191 N. Clark St. in Chicago. There will also be a secured drop...
By Jesse Kirsch, ABC7 News Several Chicago aldermen are pushing for a state of emergency in the city and they have called for a special meeting of the City Council Friday. The push comes after two different stretches of widespread looting and in the middle of one of the most violent...
Crusader Staff Report Frontrunner Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden named California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, ending months of speculation while making history after a Black woman for the first time was tapped as a vice presidential candidate for the nation’s highest office. To...
The historic choice makes the California senator the first Black and South Asian woman to run as vice president for a major party. By Amanda Terkel and Nick Visser, Huff Post Joe Biden has tapped Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate, choosing one of the Democratic Party’s most visible stars and...
By Erick Johnson Will a sister make history as the first Black woman to run as vice president of the United States? After months of speculation, interviews and political jockeying, Democratic presidential candidate Joseph Biden Jr. is set to pick his running mate before the virtual Democratic National Convention begins in...
ABC7 News An Evanston group wants to suspend history lessons in schools until the lessons focus more on the contributions of minorities, and women. The group met Sunday at the Robert Crown Center to call on the state to stop its current history teaching practices. "The miseducation of our children must stop,"...
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...
On July 22, 2020, Democrat Frank Mrvan announced he has received the endorsement of the Northwestern Indiana Building and Construction Trades Council to be the U.S. Representative for Indiana’s First Congressional District. The members of the Building Trades Council voted to endorse Mrvan during their weekly meeting. Frank Mrvan stated,...