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Dorothy R. Leavell celebrates 50 years as publisher of the Crusader...

In 1968 she became a Black single mother who was left to run two newspapers in a male-dominated industry; now after decades of challenges,...

Chicago Honors Crusader Founders and Pioneer

Street named for the drive of militant   newspaper publishers   Decades before anyone put the letters SNCC, or SCLC together to describe civil rights organizations,...

Dual Street naming for Crusader founders and businessman Herman Roberts

Chicago Crusader staff report Alderman Willie Cochran (20th Ward) at 12 noon on Friday, October 7, will host a dual street naming ceremony after Chicago...