Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 3 weeks ago

Early Voting projected to start January 28

Crusader Staff Report As the challenge hearings for mayoral and aldermanic candidates draws to a close, the Chicago Board of Elections has projected January 28 to be the start date for Early Voting. According to the board’s website, Early Voting wi...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 weeks ago

New Michael Jackson musical to debut in Chicago

The musical will premiere in Chicago with its first performance on Oct. 29 at the James M. Nederlander Theatre and run through Dec. 1. Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough is set to make its Broadway debut in 2020. The previously confirmed musical, in...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 weeks ago

Chris Brown suing alleged rape victim for defamation

The St. Louis American Chris Brown is suing his alleged rape victim for defamation. The ‘Yeah 3x’ singer and two other men, including his bodyguard, were arrested in Paris on Monday (01.21.19) after a 24-year-old woman made an allegation of rape, a...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 weeks ago

Part 2: These Black Aldermen knew, but said nothing

Editor’s note: In light of last week’s back-to-back rulings in the Jason Van Dyke case, the Crusader has reposted part two of its investigation, which was published last October.  The investigation looks into two separate meetings that were held ju...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 weeks ago

Black Lives Matter. Do Elections?

Barbara Ransby profiles today’s Black freedom fighters, who are posing sophisticated new answers to old Left questions—like how to engage in electoral politics. The election of Donald Trump provoked “much reassessing and soul searching” within BLM....