Comcast plans to open an Xfinity store in Chicago’s historic Pullman community

Comcast announced plans to open an Xfinity Store in Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood at 11702 South Marshfield Ave. The 6,400-square-foot store, which is slated to open later...

Duckworth, Durbin host roundtable on increasing small business access

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) hosted a roundtable about the needs of minority-owned small businesses and her efforts to increase small business access to...

Gary Chamber of Commerce Director honored at Indiana Black Expo

By: Giavonni Nickson Chuck Hughes, the executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce has been recognized by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb for a lifetime...

UofC Small Business Program Seeks Applicants on South and West Side

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Small Business Growth Program provides small-business owners with personalized consulting services from Booth School of Business faculty, coaches from the Polsky Center, and students. Based at...

The William Everett Group named Small Business of the Month

Family-run management and technology consultancy is the first small business in Illinois to earn the OnDeck Award. The William Everett Group, (TWEG) a management and information...

Committee Finds More Work is Needed to Improve Diversity at Megabanks

Following the March and April full Committee hearings to hold megabanks accountable, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois plans South Side expansion

Insurer will bring more than 500 jobs to Morgan Park Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), a division of Health Care Service Corporation...

Black McDonald’s owners honor employees who completed ‘Archways to Opportunity’ educational...

McDonald’s signature education program provides employees an opportunity to improve English language skills and earn a college degree. On Wednesday, July 24, local McDonald’s owner/operators...

CHA board approves combined redevelopment of senior apartments

Unique development will upgrade Edith Spurlock Sampson Senior Apartments and bring new family housing to the North Side community The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board...

NAACP & CRL: Student Debt Weighs Heaviest on Black America

By Charlene Crowell From its founding in 1909 to today, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has endured as a vital...