Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program Honors Men In Celebration of Day...

#Realmen   #Investingirls The 7th annual International Day of the Girl is Thursday, October 11. In recognition of this global celebration, Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring...

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress join forces

Financially vulnerable families across Illinois to benefit from merger Ladder Up and the Center for Economic Progress, the leading Chicago-based providers of free financial services...

Saving Tips for Your High School Students

On several occasions, I have written about the importance of saving, and money management tips for college students. But I’ve found that some parents...

Iconic WVON radio station moving from Chatham

Crusader staff report WVON 1690-AM, Chicago’s iconic Black news/talk radio station, is moving its headquarters from Chatham to the South Loop by the end of the...

South Suburban complex offers downtown amenities

By Sharon Fountain For some time now, the population in Chicago has been on a steady decline. In the latest U.S. Census data on net...

Norton to Introduce Bill Requiring Federal Agencies to Advertise with Minority-Owned...

By Stacy M. Brown WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she will introduce a bill to require all federal agencies to include...

 Communities rise up for a renewable region

For decades, NIPSCO has supplied electrical power to the Northwest Indiana communities, but its coal-fired generating plants have also exposed citizens to the risk...

Mayor subpoenaed for financial transfer

Crusader Staff Report Tensions are rising at City Hall, where Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and several top officials are being subpoenaed by the city council, which...

Preckwinkle sparks battle for the Black vote

Crusader Staff Report The race for the Black vote for the 2019 mayoral elections drew sharp competition this week as Cook County Board President Toni...

Riverwalk restaurant caught using Lem’s Barbeque’s name without permission

Chicago Brewhouse received a Cease and Desist letter to remove Lem's name from its menu  By Erick Johnson On August 19, a customer was dining at...