East Chicago native hopes to inspire museum contributions

Ian Jakovan Dunlap, founder of the boutique business and finance consultancy Hyper Acceleration, recently became a member of the 2015 Society for the National...

3rd Annual Savor the South Shore

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is once again presenting Savor the South Shore – Restaurant Weeks and is seeking restaurants to participate....

Illegal debt collection crackdown continues with Collection Protection

By Charlene Crowell Last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a national initiative, dubbed Operation Collection Protection, to further protect consumers from unlawful practices...

Actor Larenz Tate will receive the Screen Image Award at Indiana...

Indiana Black Expo recently announced that award winning actor Larenz Tate will receive its Screen Image Award at its Pacers Sports & Entertainment Corporate...

An influential Chicago official to address chamber monthly luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Meeting/ Luncheon on Monday, February 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at The Gary SouthShore...

Breaking Down Diversity and Inclusion: What do they really mean?

In response to the questions of what it really means to “break down diversity and inclusion, ”Dr. Vanessa Allen, President and CEO, Urban League...

Metra completes rehab of Pullman Station

Metra announced recently that it has completed the rehabilitation of the 111th Street/Pullman Station, including painting the new warming house in the colors of...

Giving Seaway Some Credit

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s being called the deal of a lifetime. For $10, you can be part owner of Seaway a Division of...

Flaggers practicing at Rainbow PUSH Coalition

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Eager to learn how to become certified flaggers, a number of men and women recently trained outside of the Rainbow...

 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)....