Entrepreneur squeezes out success with juice bar

By Crystal Lynn, Gary Crusader Parallel to the history of African Americans in this country, it is by no surprise that the success of a...

Minority architectural firm approved to complete the Whitney Young Library

The Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) appointed Johnson & Lee, Ltd, a full-service Chicago-based MBE architectural firm, to...

Second generation entrepreneur revitalizes small businesses

By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Public Relations expert Chelsea Stalling-Whittington is committed to strengthening small businesses in Gary. In 1992, social media was a thought instead...

NiSource president to keynote Gary Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Meeting/Luncheon on Monday, February 12, 2018, 12:00 Noon at The Gary SouthShore RailCats...

Black business man designs creative shirts of all kinds

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Some 20 years ago, Patrick Broden discovered the love he had for artistic designing so he enrolled in school...

Chef Fuller leads a host of Black Suppliers at Whole Foods...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader As Englewood celebrated the opening of a new Whole Foods, Chef David Fuller, who is the head of the...

NIPSCO Names Jennifer Montague its Vice President of Communications and External...

Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a Ni-Source Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced  the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president...

High workmen compensation premiums hurt Black Businesses

Op-Ed By Vincent Gilbert Conventional wisdom, says; “When White businesses have a cold, Black Businesses have the flu.” Black Businesses owners are hurt by Workman Compensation...

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...

CTA Board approves Second Chance Program expansion

The CTA Board of Directors recently approved a new partnership between CTA and City Colleges of Chicago that expands the CTA’s successful Second Chance...