Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

Can We Have ’90s Roseanne Back, Please?

We need the old Roseanne’s working-class heroism now more than ever. We’re better off with the reruns than the reboot. Roseanne combined a common-sense egalitarianism with a strong feminist streak, lifting a middle finger to the powers that be—bosse...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

Leah “Still in the Game”

Leah Still will be eight years old this coming May. As everyone knows by now, Little Miss Leah has been dealing with neuroblastoma, a cancer diagnosis she received at the age of four. This month, Urban Intellectuals went to find out how the young...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

Group protests at Citgo Gas Station in Roseland

ACTIVISTS PROTEST IN front of a Citgo gas station in Roseland, where an employee allegedly called a Black customer a nigger last week. (Photo by Keith Chambers) Crusader Staff Report A group of Black activists on Saturday, March 17, protested in f...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

Beware of the Anti-Black Democratic Holdovers

Harry Alford Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford Nothing was more despicable than my experience with the corrupt Obama Administration and its evil actions at the Small Business Administration.  They made no effort to improve Black business perf...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

NATALIE COFIELD: THE LIVING WALKER LEGACY

Dr. Julianne Maleaux By Julianne Malveaux Nine years ago, when she was just 26, Natalie Cofield was looking for a mentor.  A young woman with entrepreneurship hard-wired into her spirit, she was discouraged that many did not take her seriously and...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

THE AFRICAN PERSONALITY IN AMERICA

Dr. Conrad Worrill Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader As I have repeated in these columns on numerous occasions, the African centered consciousness and the African Centered Movement is critical to the liberation of African people worldwide. The...