Category : Midwest

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

A happy ending for Kennedy or fairy tales?

Chris Kennedy By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Camelot is gaining momentum in securing Chicago’s Black vote. On Wednesday, February 27, some of Chicago’s prominent Black clergymen blessed Kennedy with an endorsement, giving a stinging rebuke to...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

Hope for man jailed for 50 years

Tony Anderson By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A Chicago man who is serving a 50-year sentence on murder and armed robbery charges is having his case reviewed by a group of law students and attorneys who are part of an organization that takes...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

The Colonial Roots of Gun Culture

The origins of the U.S. gun obsession lie in the violent dispossession of Native Americans. That is the way of settler-colonialism, and that is the way of the gun—to kill off and control enemies. This text is adapted from Loaded: A Disarming Histor...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

Armed guards to patrol State Street in Loop

Photo by ABC7 Chicago Liz Nagy, abc7chicago.com Two armed security guards will patrol State Street in the Loop beginning Thursday, a service provided by the Chicago Loop Alliance. The armed guards will be a show of force to stop an uptick in crime...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Xavier free-falls, Cincinnati finishes strong

By Mark Brown Cincinnati Herald Contributor Xavier The Xavier women’s basketball team lost 15 of their final 17 games! To their credit, a 57-54 win over Butler, on the last game of the regular season, did bring some positive closure to their Big Eas...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

A Giant in his Profession, A Pillar in his Community

Donald L. Chatman, M.D. was born in New Orleans, LA, in 1934, the middle son of Dr. Aristotle Lorenzo Quincy Chatman and Eulacie S. Chatman. He was reared in Baton Rouge, LA along with his two brothers, Alfred “Lorenzo” Chatman and Franklin “Lister...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

MALCOLM X’S LEGACY CONTINUES

Dr. Conrad Worrill Since the untimely transition of Malcolm X in 1965, movement forces throughout the world have consistently commemorated his birthday. Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. It was on February 21, 1965 that Malcol...