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Thursday is usually music royalty’s final day on earth

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Thursday, the fifth day of the week, seems to be a day where the world’s biggest honorific names in music...

King’s daughter ‘America May Go To Hell’

Says nation must repent By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader MEMPHIS – Thousands of union members, activists and the family of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. packed...

Memphis to move historic King sculpture to new park to mark...

Crusader Staff Report Memphis city officials plan to move a 40-year old sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to a new park in time...

Liberty Baptist Church examines Dr. King’s impact in Chicago

On Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Liberty Baptist Church of Chicago, located at 4849 South Dr. Martin Luther King,...

4th Annual Katie Hall Educational Foundation Luncheon

Gary community leaders and residents welcomed Bernice King to the city on April 7. The daughter of the slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin...

Jesse to hold candlelight vigil to honor Dr. King

By Chinta Strausberg In commemoration of the 48th death anniversary of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., is holding a...

Life of activist Dr. Quentin Young celebrated

Chicago Crusader staff report He fought and treated for Blacks at a time when many whites stayed away from people of color. Dr. Quentin Young was...

Dr. Bernice A. King headlines 4th KHEF Luncheon

Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO, The King Center, Atlanta, Georgia will headline the upcoming 4th Annual Katie Hall Public Service Awards Luncheon scheduled for...

Leaders dash to sign up voters before deadline

The Mayor Harold Washington Legacy Committee along with the 51st Street Business Association Tuesday announced a voter registration drive which they hope will add...

Decades later, a secret finally revealed

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a known fact that in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the third Black leader to win...