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Chicago Crusader

Chicago and Gary Newspaper Publisher

The Crusader Newspaper Group consists of two weekly newspapers in Illinois and Indiana featuring news, commentary and life style reporting geared toward the African American community. The Chicago Crusader and Gary Crusader, published by Black newspaper champion Dorothy R. Leavell, reach two unique markets with a shared $47 billion (annual) consumer buying power. It is circulated in twenty-three Chicago communities recognized as predominantly African American.