Category : Midwest

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 / Wisconsin - 6 months ago

Congresswoman Gwen Moore on the Affordable Care Act

To mark the eighth anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) took to the House floor to discuss the law’s impact nationwide and in Wisconsin. Below are Congresswoman Moore’s remarks:Good morning Mr. Sp...

Midwest / Ohio - 6 months ago

Navy corpsman known for battlefield heroics

By Asia Harris The Cincinnati Herald Brodmon Drakeford Jr. Photo provided At age 21, Brodmon Drakeford Jr. joined the military becoming a member of the U. S Navy. A native of Cincinnati, Drakeford attended the Academy of World Languages in Evanston...

Midwest / Michigan - 6 months ago

Killer Mike’s Best And Worst Comments About The NRA

Source: Boston Globe / Getty Killer Mike’s positive comments on the NRA have social media debating (as usual). [embedded content] Some of the Run The Jewels rapper’s statements, like “In Wakanda, everyone had guns,” were head-scratchers while o...

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...