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...

“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...

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 kicks off Sept. 10

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader It’s that time of year again to not only support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), which graduate more African...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...