More than 40 years after fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales...

Fifth Third Bank provides 1 million meals to fight hunger

Fifth Third recently announced that it provided over one million meals in May to fight hunger during its annual “Feeding Our Communities” initiative. The...

EEOC sues Home Depot for discrimination

Home Depot failed to accommodate and then fired an employee who had a disability-related emergency at its Peru, IL store, the U.S. Equal Employment...

Community Civility Counts will hold its second annual World Civility Day

A full-day of civility-themed activities and an awards dinner in the evening will be held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond and Avalon...

Comcast plans to open an Xfinity store in Chicago’s historic Pullman community

Comcast announced plans to open an Xfinity Store in Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood at 11702 South Marshfield Ave. The 6,400-square-foot store, which is slated to open later...

Englewood Square celebrates one-year anniversary

It’s one of Chicago’s greatest success stories. Englewood Square celebrated its one-year anniversary recently and Leon Walker, managing partner of DL3 Realty and the...

ComEd Ideathon Challenges Bronzeville Students to Develop Smart Technology 

Local high schools vie for top honors, cash prizes in second annual event ComEd is challenging high school students in the South Side neighborhood of...

$40,000 for business ideas slated for Englewood

Whole Foods Market and Teamwork Englewood, an Englewood community based organization, have issued a “Call for Entries” for local small business owners and entrepreneurs...

South Side food hall latest step in renewal of Pullman/Roseland

A long-standing desire of the community was met on May 16 when Pullman and Roseland residents joined 9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale and three...

J’s Breakfast Club to host a series of events during December

Six months have flown by, and the team at J’s Breakfast Club is all settled into a larger, more accommodating space in Gary’s Glen...