WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the election only days away, a new national poll shows that Black American voters overwhelmingly plan to vote for Hillary Clinton as their choice for President of the United States. Their choice is influenced by concerns about high quality, affordable education, income inequality, jobs, the...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Its good news for those who live in Cook County suburbs as the Board of Commissioners voted Oct. 26 to raise the minimum wage to $13 an hour within the next four years. Commissioners say raising the minimum wage will put the suburbs on...
Hillary Clinton for President This election is not as much about saving President Barack Obama’s legacy as it is preventing Republicans from throwing out the baby with the bath water. As Americans we must continue to protect what works and make improvements where needed, both on a national and local...
Last week Governor Pence's State Police raided the largest voter- registration program in the state of Indiana and, in the process, stopped an effort to increase voter participation in the African American community. WTHR-TV takes a closer look at the State police raids and the expansion of voter suppression efforts...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Betty Magness, Illinois political director for the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is busy registering people to vote for what the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. calls the Nov. 8th “superbowl” election, long after last Tuesdays’ National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). Registration ends October 11th; however, Magness asks...
Today, the Reverend Dr. Otis Moss. Jr, one of America’s most influential theologians and civil rights leaders, endorsed Hillary Clinton for President calling her a leader with, “… wisdom, sound judgement, spiritual strength and moral courage.” Rev. Dr. Moss Jr. served as the Pastor of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in...
St. John Baptist Church in conjunction with the Baptist Ministers Conference of Gary and Vicinity, and the Interfaith Clergy Council of Gary and Vicinity presents Voter Registration Training on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. St. John Baptist Church, 2457 Massachusetts Street, Gary, Ind. (219) 886-7769 Rev. R. E....
By Erick Johnson, Gary Crusader On a wild election day primary in Indiana, voters in Lake County stood behind two ambitious candidates seeking to follow in the footsteps of household names while many supported a defiant Bernie Sanders, who coasted to victory against presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. It was a day...
By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The presidential race for the Black vote in Chicago shifted into high gear on Feb. 17 when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a rousing speech at the Parkway Ballroom in Bronzeville, where she reconnected with disillusioned Black voters and stepped up her campaign for...
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the grand dame of Indiana politics, Earline Rogers formally, endorsed Indiana State Senate candidate Eddie Melton. He seeks to replace Rogers, who recently announced her decision to not seek re-election after 34 years of service. Rogers said she was confident that Melton would make...