NBA Super Star Isiah Thomas reveals heartbreaking childhood

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader When Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. recently honored retired NBA super star Isiah Thomas, he and scores of people were...

19th Annual Chicago Football Classic to heat up Soldier Field

By Andrea Smith, CFC Correspondent The temperatures in the City of Chicago are hotter than hot right now, and on Saturday, September 10, 2016, there...

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....

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...