Apply Now For $1 Million in Minority Business Funding

By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise MEDA, (Metropolitan Economic Development Association), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping minority businesses succeed, has opened up applications for its second...

Rappers Chamillionaire And E-40 Are Looking To Invest $25,000 In A...

Earlier this year, Hakeem Seriki, a Grammy-winning hip hop artist, entrepreneur, and angel investor better known as Chamillionaire, launched a contest for Black-founded start-ups and invested...

ICRC Civil Rights Awards Dinner to feature Mayor of Gary

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), will host the Courage and Vision: Champions of Civil Rights Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in...

South Side food hall latest step in renewal of Pullman/Roseland

A long-standing desire of the community was met on May 16 when Pullman and Roseland residents joined 9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale and three...

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson Hosts Community Meetings In First District

Business owners and residents encouraged to attend Gary, Indiana-Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will host a series of community meetings over the coming months to share information...

Nipsey Hussle’s Estate Is Being Sued For $32K

Paramount Recording Group is seeking $32,000 from late rapper Nipsey Hussle's estate. According to The Blast, the music company filed a creditor's claim that alleges Nipsey never...

Chevrolet Partners with America’s Black Publishers to Help HBCU Students Discover...

Chevrolet and NNPA’s Discover the Unexpected Fellowship Enters its Fourth Year By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Since 2016, General Motors’ Chevrolet brand and the...

Trader Joe’s To Open New Hyde Park Location

Grocer to open in former Treasure Island Foods space Trader Joe’s and the University of Chicago’s Commercial Real Estate Operations group announced earlier this week...

Centier Bank named #5 “Best Place to Work” by Indiana Chamber...

With an emphasis on building a culture centered around values of Caring, Loyalty, Integrity, Friendship and Fun, Centier continues its legacy as a “Best...

Graduated tax amendment moves to House

Republicans remainunanimously opposed; Pritzker pitches plan to businesses By Jerry Nowicki And Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois A graduated income tax amendment is on the move at...