Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep’s New Stadium

The Pullman and Roseland neighborhoods celebrated the opening of the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory School’s new $3 million state-of-the-art multi-sport stadium and the momentum...

First Step basketball season begins with another round of tryouts

One of Chicago’s oldest independent basketball programs, ‘First Step’ is embarking on its 16th season with open tryouts for travel teams from grades third...

Teens and police unite for 5-on-5 basketball tournament

Teenagers from seven different communities within Thornton Township teamed together with police officers in the first annual Taste of Thornton Township Basketball Tournament as...

Chicago’s Phillips High School State Champions Again!

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader For the second time in three years, Chicago’s Phillips High School from Bronzeville has won the state championship in football...

COLIN’S CAPERS AND THE NFL

African American athletes have long been the darlings of American society. It didn’t start out that way, however. Back around the early part of the...

Chicago Football Classic promotes city wide “Back to School” initiative

Widely known as the nation’s largest reunion of alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), the 21st Annual Chicago Football Classic (CFC) on...

NBA point guard George Hill says graduating from IUPUI was about...

Nearly 15 years after he began his educational journey, Indianapolis native and NBA star George Hill is an IUPUI college graduate. The starting point...

Public League continues Basketball domination at State Tournament

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader With another girl’s and boy’s high school basketball season in the books, the Chicago Public League continues its tradition of...

Phillips headed back to state Title Game; Raby ends best season...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader The Phillips Wildcats for the third year in a row will be heading to the Class 5A championship game...

Secretary Jesse White to be honoree at 2018 Chicago Football Classic

From one year to the next it becomes very evident the people behind the Chicago Football Classic (CFC) are very serious about three things—education,...