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Jackson and Korean leaders pray for permanent peace

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader On the historic day that leaders of both North and South Korea called for peace that will lead to the...

Jesse: Under Trump, the soul of America is at stake

By Chinta Strausberg Saying the “soul of America” is at stake, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Wednesday told hundreds of University of Illinois at Chicago...

Jackson calls CSU grads ‘Freedom Fighters’

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Addressing the 358th commencement class of nearly 1,000 Chicago State University (CSU) graduates on April 28, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson,...

Black leaders analyze President Obama’s legacy at forum  

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Noted author Michael Eric Dyson and Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Saturday discussed President Barack Obama’s legacy in the Black...

Leak funeral home gives Teesee grand sendoff

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Because they appreciate the 55-years Theresa “Teesee” Hooks spent as columnist of the Chicago Defender’s “Teesee’s Town” social column, Spencer...

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...