A Spiritual, Mental and Physical Journey to Losing 187 pounds in...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Losing weight and changing to living a healthy lifestyle can be one of the toughest challenges one can take...

Gary’s Steel City Superstars to compete in national pom-pom competition

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Tami Reynolds, a teacher at Gary Lighthouse Charter School, started the Steel City Superstars in 2000 as an activity for...

George Taliaferro, first African-American ever taken in NFL draft, dies at...

By Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star George Taliaferro, an All-American at Indiana and a trailblazer for African-Americans in football, has died. He was 91. A cornerstone of...

PUT A RING ON IT

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The championship trophy has been awarded. Celebrations all over Chicago have been held. Scholarships have been offered. The only thing...

PHOTOS: Marshall’s girls take an easy win over Schurz

Marshall's girls take an easy win over Schurz in preseason play. Marshall record is to 2-0. Worsom Robinson/For Chicago Crusader

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

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...

CPS Girl’s Basketball Makes History

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader For decades CPS boys basketball teams have had a consistent presence in the state finals. But this year the...

Teaching Black Kids Chess to Relieve Stress

By J. Coyden Palmer In the basement at the St. Sabina Ark in the Gresham community, 20 young people are sitting in front of computer...

Northeast Community College signs Jerrica Neal to Letter of Intent

Jerrica Neal has signed a Letter of Intent to play basketball at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska in the fall after graduating from...