Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Chicago’s Black Olympians going for gold

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Athletes from around the world are set to gather in PyeongChang, South Korea for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games this week, and Black Americans will be representing in a variety of sports disciplines. Shani Davi...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

More Blacks than ever in Winter Olympics

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Black History Month is about to get very interesting, On the other side of the globe is a fresh crop of Black athletes on a mission to break racial barriers in sports that for decades were not popular among peopl...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

DISRESPECT UNCHECKED

He called former State Sen. Emil Jones “crass,” laughed at Rev. Jeremiah Wright, suggested that Secretary of State Jesse White was a “safe” Black and said it would be a nightmare if former Cong. Jesse Jackson Jr. became a U.S. senator. Years later,...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

CTA announces long-awaited Red Line extension

Rendering of the new Red Line to 130th Street The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) on Thursday, January 26 announced a project that will extend the Rail Line to the Far South Side to residents who for years have been forced to take alternative tran...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Dr. Janice K. Jackson is CPS chief for good

Chicago Public Schools interim chief Janice Jackson Crusader Staff Report LaTanya McDadeDr. Janice K. Jackson became the permanent Chicago Public Schools chief on Wednesday, January 24, when the Chicago Board of Education unanimously approved her...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Take Metra to the Auto Show

If you plan to attend the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place Feb. 10 through Feb. 19, let Metra take you there. With Metra’s convenient schedules, getting to the Auto Show has never been easier, especially on the Metra Electric Line, which has a...