Vets and military families more at risk for debt collection and...

By Charlene Crowell When it comes to consumer concerns, debt collection remains the top complaint most often reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)....

Finding Kunta: Black entrepreneurs connect the dots after Roots

By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service Nearly 40 years after it premiered, Roots – Alex Haley’s iconic quest, tracing his ancestry from slavery back to Juffure,...

Construction Trades Fair brings job opportunities

If the number of tower cranes a city has erected on construction sites is an indicator of economic growth, then job opportunities shouldn’t be...

Facebook turns to long-time civil rights leader Laura Murphy to lead...

By Freddie Allen, BlackPressUSA.com Civil rights beacon and ACLU veteran Laura Murphy laughed when she said that one of her co-workers called her “The Olivia...

IHCDA, ESN announce Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) recently announced plans for the Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) program. Using the Moving Forward model...

Dr. Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer to keynote World Civility Day April 12

  The Gary Chamber of Commerce recently announced one of the featured speakers for the 3rd Annual World Civility Day – one of the Nation’s...

Over 25 of NWI’s Top Female Industry Leaders Honored

More than 750 people and over 300 businesses gathered to celebrate the achievements of more than 25 of NWI’s female leaders at the 2016...

NNPA Chairman receives prestigious Café Mocha Salute Award

The Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers, Dorothy R. Leavell, was honored with...

Business Owner Takes Time to Inspire Business Students

By Crystal Lynn, Gary Crusader Nationally recognized Gordon “Big Daddy” Biffle didn’t give out his award-winning recipe to a room full of attentive business students,...

Strengthening Nonprofits: Capacity Building Summer Workshop Series

Capacity building is defined as the ability of nonprofit organizations to fulfill their missions in an effective manner. However, in today’s rapidly changing environment,...