Friday, March 5, 2021
Foxx outraised as opponent Bill Conway raises $701,600 in one week Crusader Staff Report Democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney Bill Conway received an additional $650,000 from his billionaire father on November 8, according to the latest filings with the Illinois State Board of Elections. The hefty donation comes three months...
Crusader analyses show how Black wards voted in various races By Erick Johnson Businessman Willie Wilson, once a rising star in the Black community, lost all 18 Black wards in a crushing defeat to Senator Dick Durbin in Tuesday’s General Election, according to the Crusader analysis of results released from the...
Financier Walter Clark died at the age of 90, on November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. His passing was announced by his family. “It is with deep regret that we inform you of the passing of our beloved husband, father, and family member, Walter Clark.” Funeral Services were held Saturday,...
Cook County’s first Black State’s Attorney silences critics By Erick Johnson Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx won re-election in the General Election Tuesday, November 3, defeating Republican Pat O’Brien in a heated race that eventually vindicated the county’s first Black female prosecutor after a long and tough campaign season. In...
By Crusader editorial board Power and Politics. They both describe the Black vote. In Chicago and America, the Black electorate has gradually increased in value and made headlines as people of color dream bigger and fight harder to push an agenda that has been largely unfulfilled in the political establishment. Now,...
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...

Our time has finally come

For the last four years, Chicago’s Black community has been deceived, betrayed, humiliated and ignored under the city’s leadership. As glistening skyscrapers sprang up downtown and on the North Side, the South and West Sides languished in poverty. After decades of struggles, fed up, nearly 200,000 Blacks have moved...
Crusader Staff Report Indiana Attorney General Cur­tis Hill has been ordered to pay more than $19,000 after he was accused of groping a state lawmak­er and three women during a par­ty in 2018. The order, issued November 20 by the Indiana Supreme Court, directs Hill to pay a total of $19,068.54. To...
By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) During an on the record meeting with publishers of Black-owned newspapers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) discussed a range of issues from symbols of the Confederacy to advertising in the Black Press and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Publishers and staffers representing...
Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (D-1) said he will fight to end housing discrimination against people with past arrest records. The legislator made the statement as the nation celebrates the 51st anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and recognizes April as Second Chance Month and National Fair Housing Month. Commissioner...