Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 7 months ago

Sophisticated Giant: A Tribute to Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO), under the direction of artistic director Jeff Lindberg, returns to the Studebaker Theater with “Sophisticated Giant”: A Tribute to Dexter Gordon, wit...

Midwest / Illinois - 7 months ago

Chicago Crusader Endorsements

By Crusader editorial board Power and Politics. They both describe the Black vote. In Chicago and America, the Black electorate has gradually increased in value and made headlines as people of color dream bigger and fight harder to push an agenda t...

Midwest / Illinois - 7 months ago

ComEd focuses on STEM education

GIVING HIGH SCHOOL kids focused mentoring and hands on experience, ComEd mentors showed students from across Chicago how to provide solar power to people in need while they assembled Solar Suitcases.  In February ComEd launched its Solar Spotlight...

Midwest / Illinois - 7 months ago

Clock is ticking for the mayor to make a decision

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Crusader Staff Report Pressure is mounting for Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he remains silent on a proposal that would give sweeping powers to a seven-member commission that would have the ability to fire the Chicago Police Superintend...

Midwest / Illinois - 7 months ago

WOMEN’S HISTORY AND THEIR RISE

March is Women’s History Month. It is a matter of fact that women hold up one half of the world, but this fact has not always been acknowledged or appreciated. It is becoming more evident, however, that the position of women has been influenced mor...