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...

2nd Annual Thornton Township Taste Tourney Basketball Competition

On Friday, August 24, 2018, President Frank M. Zuccarelli and the Thornton Township Board of Trustees will host its 2nd Annual Thornton Township Taste...

Curie wins first basketball title in school history

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader When the basketball season began, nobody thought Curie would end up being the state champions in Class 4A. But...

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...

Gary’s basketball star shines at Emporia State

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The family of Kelly Moten is extremely proud of her. Not only because she will be graduating from Emporia...

Resolution Reached with Morgan Park Basketball Boycott

After a successful meeting with the parents of Morgan Park students and Principal Dr. Carolyn Epps, a resolution has been reached and all parties...

John Carlos’ fist changes the Olympics forever

By Hermene Hartman  Dr. Conrad Worrill is a retired educator. He is the former Director and professor of the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City...

Lisa Borders named WNBA President

Lisa Borders, who brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, government relations and public service, has been appointed President of the...

21 to tryout for McDonald’s All American Games

Illinois’ top high school basketball talents have the opportunity to play against other great players from around the country at the 40th annual McDonald’s...

Retired Major League Baseball Player LaTroy Hawkins gives Gary recognition

By Giavonni Nickson How does a city give birth to a champion? LaTroy Hawkins answered this question during his keynote address at the 11th Annual Lakeshore...