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Gov. Bruce Rauner to join Dr. Willie Wilson in signing executive...

Gov. Bruce Rauner is joining humanitarian and mayoral candidate Dr. Willie Wilson at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bruce Montgomery Operation HOPE, 815 W....

Black candidates pack race for mayor

Crusader Staff Report Several Black candidates in recent days have joined the crowded race for mayor hoping to unseat incumbent Rahm Emanuel by wrestling away...

Wilson steps up plans to run for mayor

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader  After endorsing several candidates including Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Chris Kennedy, Dr. Willie Wilson Tuesday announced he has formed a mayoral...

Leaders back Dr. Wilson’s property tax reform bill  

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader A number of leaders recently endorsed a proposed bill crafted by former mayoral candidate Dr. Willie Wilson that will help...

Dr. Wilson’s bond reform crusade goes national

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Having launched a local bail bond reform movement in Chicago, former mayoral candidate Dr. Willie Wilson Sunday expanded his crusade...

Bill aims to keep non-violent offenders out of jail

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader For months Dr. Willie Wilson has bailed out dozens of people who have languished in the Cook County Jail for...

Dr. Willie Wilson to free 2,000 detainees in 2017

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Supporters of Dr. Willie Wilson praised the humanitarian for stepping up to help mend a “broken” jail bond system. Wilson...

Wilson’s task force asks Rauner to help free detainees

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In a bold move, humanitarian and philanthropist, Dr. Willie Wilson, and his task force met with Gov. Bruce Rauner over...

Millionaire pays bail for six detainees

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Thanks to humanitarian and self-made multi-millionaire Dr. Willie Wilson, six Cook County Jail detainees are now free men after Wilson...

Dr. Willie Wilson to bail out Cook County Jail detainees who...

By Chinta Strausberg Humanitarian, music artist and former presidential candidate Dr. Willie Wilson late Sunday night confirmed he is paying bail bond money for numerous...