40+ Chicago Media Outlets Launch Joint Fundraiser

Unprecedented collaboration includes community and ethnic media from across the city Facing drops in revenue as high as 85 percent, 43 independent Chicago media outlets...

$9.5 Million in Grants Awarded to Combat Health and Financial Disparities...

194 nonprofits receive funds from the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund In response to COVID-19’s continuous impact on Chicago residents and the local economy, the...

State Opens Website For Unemployed, But Many May Not Use It

By Patrick Forrest As the nation faces near record unemployment numbers, with recent April releases showing the national unemployment rate at 16.7 percent for African...

Magic Johnson’s Life Insurance Company To Distribute $100 Million in Federal...

By Derek Major, Black Enterprise Former Los Angeles Lakers guard and team president Earvin “Magic” Johnson announced his life insurance company will provide $100 million...

Gary’s controller out as city’s finances remain unknown

Crusader Staff Report Angelia Hayes, Gary’s Controller was let go several weeks ago after failing to provide accurate information on the city’s financial condition during...

HUD awards $1.5 Million in funding to support COVID-19 related Fair...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it is awarding $1.5 million in Partnership and Special Enforcement Effort funds to HUD...

University Park Lands $150 Million Amazon Facility

At a time when municipalities are dealing with Covid-19 and revenue shortfalls, University Park has managed to convince the second largest private employer in...

Hoosiers received about $7.5 Billion in Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Indiana banks have been working with small businesses to help them access Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans backed by the Small Business Administration. Per...

Cook County property reassessment to include COVID-19 considerations

By Crusader Staff Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every walk of life—both globally and within the United States. As a result, in Cook County,...

Black Businesses Scream as CARES Act Attempts to Eliminate Affirmative Action

National Black Chamber of Commerce Organizes Black Businesses for Action The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) finds it shocking that the Department of Labor...