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Still no community benefits agreement

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Former President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to a large town hall meeting at McCormick Place on Feb. 27,...

Big unions join coalition for changes in Obama Library

Crusader staff report The fight for a community benefits agreement for the Obama Library received a big boost Wednesday, October 11 when two major unions...

Calls grow to close Marquette Drive in Jackson Park

Crusader staff report A golf official who doesn’t live in South Shore or Woodlawn has recommended closing the portion of Marquette Park Drive that slices...

Foundation considers closing roads in Jackson Park for Obama Library

The Obama Foundation is considering closing parts of Cornell Drive to create a pedestrian campus around the future $500 million Obama Presidential Center in...

Obama Library stirs mixed emotions for South Side residents

By Duke Omara, Chicago Crusader It has now been over a month since the Obama Foundation announced that Jackson Park would host the presidential library....

GAME OVER?

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader The consequences of building the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park will mean the displacement of thousands of city...

63rd Street Beach House crumbling

By Erick Johnson The big weekend is here. The Weber ™ grill has been cleaned, the ribs marinated and the cooler stocked with a fresh...