He suffered health problems his last few months. By Adrian Moore, NewsOne Rev. George Clements, a priest and veteran civil rights activist, died on Monday (Nov. 25) at a hospital in Northwest Indiana. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago native suffered...
Kanye told his pastor that since he was 'radically saved,' he no longer wanted to rock the mic By Kia Morgan-Smith Kanye West has been on a mission to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, having recently been saved. The rapper...
Crusader Staff Report Hal Baskin, who became a community activist in Englewood after turning his life around as a former gang member, has died. He was 66. The Cook County medical examiner pronounced Baskin dead Friday morning at his home in...
Crusader Staff Report Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist and politician who became Oakland’s third Black mayor decades after he helped found the Congressional Black Caucus, died of cancer on Monday, July 30 at his home in Washington, DC. He...
Crusader staff report The family of an elderly woman who was brutally murdered last month is not giving up the search for her killer and hopes that a $20,000 reward would help bring help for their loved one. Chicago police discovered...
By The Final Call and The Chicago Crusader The funeral, or janazah, service for the son of Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan will be in Chicago, June 8 at Mosque Maryam, 7351 S Stony Island Ave, according to The...
By Stephanie Gadlin, Chicago Crusader The national civil rights community is mourning the loss of famed Attorney Lewis Myers, Jr., who died Thursday, May 24, 2018, in a Chicago rehab facility after complications from surgery. There will be a Memorial Service...
By Bonnie DeShong I have always loved the Easter holidays. From saying my “Easter Piece” in Sunday school, to tearing into my Easter basket complete with colored hard boiled eggs and chocolate bunny rabbits. A few years ago I was a...

HALLELUJAH!

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It was once the birthplace of Gospel music before a devastating fire destroyed the historic landmark Pilgrim Baptist Church building in Bronzeville over a decade ago. Now, after years of legal battles, financial problems and calls...
By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The shouts of amen and hallelujahs still rips through its hallowed sanctuary like it did a century ago. West Point Missionary Baptist Church, with its soul-stirring choir and enduring legacy, is 100 years old and...