Public indoor track facility at Gately Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined After School Matters, Exelon Corporation, local and state officials and community members...

Bears and NFL criticized over national anthem policy

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-02), along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-07), sent a letter to...

Chicago State fires women’s and men’s basketball coaches

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Late last week the Board of Trustees at Chicago State University quietly fired the head coaches of both the...

More Blacks than ever in Winter Olympics

  By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Black History Month is about to get very interesting, On the other side of the globe is a fresh crop...

White athlete with just one medal wins over Shani Davis to...

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Chicago’s Shani Davis, one of America’s most decorated gold medal-champion in the Winter Olympics, lost the opportunity to carry the...

Phillips headed back to state Title Game; Raby ends best season...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader The Phillips Wildcats for the third year in a row will be heading to the Class 5A championship game...

Houston Texans owner: ‘We can’t have the inmates running the prison’

By Erick Johnson During an intense meeting at the NFL headquarters in New York, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said “We can’t have the inmates...

Zero Wins for $99,996 a year? Only at Chicago State

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader When Gov. Bruce Rauner called a press conference last month to announce he was filling vacant Board of...

The Chicago Football Classic: It’s a different world

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It was one fine Saturday afternoon at Solider Field a year ago. Kanye West’s “Gold Digger” thumped as old friends...

Blacks power America to the top in Rio

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The gold rush is on. On Wednesday, a trio of sistas from America executed a clean sweep in the 100-meter hurdles...