Volleyball tourney raises money in honor of Cancer Awareness

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader There were two very important people in the life of 21st Century Charter School Varsity Volleyball Coach Markeysha Coleman....

Sweet smell of Rose turns sour as star traded to New...

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader On the same day when one million people gathered to pay homage to their hometown hero LeBron James in Cleveland...

South Shore Drill Team in Chicago Football Classic

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader They’re back. Thousands of spectators who missed the South Shore Drill Team in the Bud Billiken Parade will see the group...

“We Are ALL IN” with the Chicago Football Classic says National...

By Andrea Smith “We are ALL IN!” That declaration of a new partnership between the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Chicago and the Chicago Football Classic...

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...

Basketball Players Combine Sport with Learning

For one class at Ivy Tech Community College, the selection for this year’s regional book discussion was the perfect marriage of academics and athletics. Books...

Tamika Catchings announces new website, Legacy Tour and shoe design contest

Catchings, who hopes to match a USA Basketball record with a fourth gold medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August, will launch TamikaCatchings.com...

United Negro College Fund salutes Chicago Football Classic Founders

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will salute the co-founders of the Chicago Football Classic – Larry Huggins and brothers Timothy J. Rand and...

State Champions at Last!

PHILLIPS HOLDS UP the 2015 4A state championship trophy won on November 27 making the Wildcats the first Public League team to do so....

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...