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Norton, Chavis Vow to Seek Legislation After GAO Report

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor In a blistering response to the new Government Accountability Office report that revealed federal agencies spend very little...

Crusader wins 3 Merit Awards in Journalism

Crusader Staff Report The Chicago Crusader won three Merit Awards for excellence in journalism at the National Newspaper Publishers Association annual convention held June 26–30...

Jesse Jackson, Sr. given Lifetime Legacy Award

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr. received the highest honor presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) at its...

The Black Press challenges fake news

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire As Donald Trump’s persistent “fake news” rhetoric continues to fester in the media, Black publishers across the nation, recently took...

Black Press set to hold annual convention in Virginia

Crusader Staff Report Black publishers and journalists from around the country are preparing to travel to Norfolk, VA to attend the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s...

Chicago Reader historic purchase led by Crusader publisher

The Chicago Reader, an iconic 47-year-old award-winning publication, is being sold to a group led by Dorothy Leavell, publisher of the Chicago Crusader and Gary...

Chicago Reader sold to group led by Chicago Crusader publisher

By Chicago Sun-Times The Chicago Sun-Times is selling the Chicago Reader, an alternative weekly that covers the arts, culture and politics. The Reader is being sold to...

Honorable Loretta Lynch to speak at NAACP Banquet

Crusader Staff Report Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the first Black woman to ever hold the position, will be among several distinguished guests to...

Crusader supports the Black Women’s Expo

Dorothy R. Leavell is photographed with family and staff in front of two cakes in the shape of the number 50, celebrating Leavell’s 50...

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,...