Methodist Hospitals appoints new assistant vice presidents and two new directors

Sheila Cook and Trischa Turner were appointed Assistant Vice Presidents effective January 7, 2018. Both positions were newly created and will report to Jim...

PUSH holds graduation ceremony for 100 flaggers

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition last Saturday held a graduation ceremony at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters for 100 people who...

NAACP lifts American Airlines Travel Advisory

The NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, announced on July 17 it has lifted its travel advisory against American Airlines. The organization issued...

Chicago Advocates Rally for Adult Literacy, Showcase XPRIZE Literacy App

Literacy apps are designed to reach adult learners who don’t have access to classes XPRIZE—the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions—...

Financial justice a key focus at 2016 NAACP convention

By Charlene Crowell With 2,200 branches in every state, and added presence on 60 military installations - five located overseas, the NAACP’s grassroots reach is...

Hammond NAACP annual Freedom Banquet set for September

The NAACP Hammond Indiana Branch will host its 2017 Freedom Luncheon on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 12-3 PM, at the Dynasty Banquet Hall,...

Black Press conference speaker talks Berlin Conference and plans for Wakanda...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Recently the National Newspaper Publishers Association (the Black Press) held its 2019 Mid-Winter Training Conference in Orlando, and Her Excellency...

Gary/Chicago International Airport’s commitment to safety was on full display

Click on image to watch the 2018 GYY Triennial Training Exercise Recap videoOn June 22 the Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) held a joint, full...

New York AG and CFPB join forces to fight illegal national...

By Charlene Crowell A new federal lawsuit alleges that since at least 2009, two major players in the debt collection industry have illegally operated, harassed,...

Your finances in 2018: There’s an app for that!

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader In an age where technology is everything, there are countless tasks that you can complete from your mobile device. Whether...