Daytime Emmy-nominated Actress and Comedian Kym Whitley to Sign Her First Novel “The Delusion of Cinderella” at Gary Restaurant Gary’s favorite breakfast spot will mark its 3rd Anniversary with a book signing featuring actress and comedian Kym Whitley, Saturday, September 29th from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at 3669 Broadway....
By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader Those who took away nothing of substance from the recent historic Alabama senatorial election are more than learning challenged. They may be “unteachable.” Ignorance is not the worst thing. Not knowing simply means not having yet been taught. That lends itself to growth potential once...
By Charlene Crowell In recent weeks, multiple news sources have reported on the 10-year anniversary since the onset of the nation’s foreclosure crisis. Between 2007 and 2011, 10.9 million homes went into foreclosure, with 8 million completing that process. Additionally, $1.95 trillion in lost property value affected both families who...
(CHICAGO) - Black Women's Expo (BWe) is partnering with Illinois Census 2020 and Counting on Chicago Coalition to present #WEMATTER On the Frontline: A Black Women's Agenda! Virtual Webinar Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (CST). This day-long virtual event will consist of five (5)...
Gary Chamber’s Lakeshore Classic Luncheon brings Hawkins to home plate When a homeboy makes good it’s big news; a homeboy coming back to town is even bigger news. So, the excitement is building over the impending visit of Gary’s LaTroy Hawkins. Now retired after a 21-year career in Major League baseball,...
IDOT, ISP prepared for flooding, heavy snow, urge public to plan ahead The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning the public that a major storm with the potential for torrential rains, flash flooding, freezing rain, sleet and snow will impact travel tonight and this weekend throughout the state. Motorists should...
By Ashley Banks The Black Underground Recycling Program was created in 2016 by Justin Blake, who is a South Side native, community activist, business owner, and great-grandson of a Garveyite. Blake is also the son of the late Reverend Jacob S. Blake, and he contacted other local organizations and businesses to...
By Patrick Forrest   Protesters clashed with police after attempts to bring down a statue depicting Christopher Columbus Friday night--July 17. The protest, organized by Black Youth Project 100, Black Lives Matter Chicago, Chi-Nations Youth Council, LetUsBreathe Collective and others, started at Buckingham Fountain but moved south where protesters began to surround the...
Crusader Staff Report Chicago Judge George Leighton, the namesake of the Cook County Criminal Courts building at 26th and California, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA on Monday, November 5. The burial fulfills a dying wish for Leighton, a longtime civil rights activist who passed away on June...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports writer The Chicago Crusader Newspaper In another disappointing day at Wrigley, the Chicago Cubs fell to the St.Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Friday afternoon in game two of a four game series. And in spite of a superb pitching performance by spot starter Alec Mills, surrendering 0 runs on 2 hits in 4...