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An American Legacy with Boilermaker Roots

During the early stages of the American civil rights movement and well before the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, sisters Winifred and...

Last Call for Applications for Disney Dreamers Academy Teen Mentorship Program

Application period closes Oct. 31 for a mentoring experience of a lifetime provided by Walt Disney World   The deadline to apply for Disney Dreamers Academy,...

QB Justin Fields leads Bears to 20-9 victory over Las Vegas Raiders

QB Justin Fields threw the first touchdown pass of his NFL career in the Chicago Bears 20-9 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on...

NFL announces fourth annual Big Data Bowl powered by AWS

This October, the NFL launched its fourth annual Big Data Bowl powered by Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), a crowd-sourcing competition designed to engage...

Reverend Jackson’s 80th birthday drew accolades from the mayor, prominent figures and youth

Reverend Jesse Jackson celebrated his 80th birthday for two days last week and received special offerings and gifts from Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Fire...

The 57th Chicago International Film Festival features a documentary on Harold Washington

As the 57th Chicago International Film Festival gets into full swing, I was able to screen a couple of more films virtually. Featured under...

Urban League of Northwest Indiana honors Crusader News Group Publisher

On Wednesday, October 13, Chicago and Gary Crusader Publisher Dorothy R. Leavell received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Urban League of Northwest Indiana...

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honors The Chi-Lites with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Last month the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Chicago’s The Chi-Lites with a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. Hollywood Chamber Chair of the Board...

Inextricable tie: 35 years of involvement with Indiana Black Expo, Inc.Inextricable tie: 35 years of involvement with Indiana Black Expo, Inc.

My involvement in Indiana Black Expo, Inc. (IBE), was accidental, not by design. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve been involved in organizations all my...

Prosperity Indiana urges Congress to prioritize affordable housing investments

As Congressional leaders negotiate over the size and scope of the Build Back Better Act, the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) HoUSed campaign...
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