The Global Gift That Gives Back – Empowering Africa’s Female Artisans

Did you know the artisan sector is the second largest employer in the developing world?  It’s true, and the majority of artisans are women...

The Humanity Institute Launches to Challenge Systems of Privilege and Power

Today, seasoned non-profit executive Shari Runner announced the launch of The Humanity Institute (THI), a pioneering think tank created to engage diverse and marginalized...

Congressman Rush threatens boycott if Target doesn’t reverse decision to close...

By Erick Johnson Congressman Bobby Rush on Monday, November 12, threatened to lead a boycott against Target during a protest outside a Target store in the West Loop. Rush...

Boy Scouts honor entrepreneurs, trailblazers, and corporate executives

Contributing Editor/ Photographer Henry Taylor Chicago’s Boy Scouts of America’s Pathway to Adventure Council celebrated its 10th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award Dinner...

Businessman cuts up Target credit card at town hall meeting

  By Erick Johnson A prominent Black businessman in Chesterfield on Thursday, November 8, cut up his Target credit card at a town hall meeting in...

Business, political, community leaders join Seaway for “Building on a Legacy”...

 Governor Rauner, President Preckwinkle, and Alderman Sawyer among guests to salute institution and welcome Seaway’s new division president at reception  Over 150 community residents, business...

Target to close stores in Chatham and Morgan Park

Retail chain plans two new stores on North Side Crusader staff report Target will close its stores in Chatham and Morgan Park in February, the company...

Seaway Hosts “Building on a Legacy” Community Celebration

   Event also introduces Daryl Newell, Seaway’s new division president  This Thursday, October 25, Seaway, a division of Self-Help Credit Union will host “Building on...

THE SOUTH SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY

The anniversary is distinguished with a recommitment to economic justice & the celebration of creative entrepreneurs that spur economic development This year’s luminaries include: 5th Ward Alderman...