Harold Mays appointed to State Lottery board

Gov. Bruce Rauner appointed Harold Mays to the position of interim acting director of the Illinois State Lottery. He also appointed Matthew However to...

GAO Report Finds Federal Agencies Spend Very Little of their Advertising...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire  Over the past five fiscal years from 2013 to 2017, federal government agencies have spent approximately $5 billion in...

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...

Congratulations to the 2018 ABFF Greenlighters Academy fellows

The American Black Film Festival announced the five students selected as fellows for this year's ABFF Greenlighters Academy. The second annual event, sponsored by Turner, is...

Black Workers Need “Real” Not “Fake” Paid Family Leave

By Melanie L. Campbell and Jennifer Tucker When Dorcas, a home health aide living in New York, learned of her mother's illness, she used most...

Nike kicks off summer with reunion of local student athletes

By the end of June, it’s safe to say most students will be well on their way to enjoying some kind of summer vacation....

Centier Bank Vice President Terry Bley retires after 30-Year Career

On July 6, 2018, Centier Bank Vice President, Mortgage Production Manager Terry Bley retired after a 34-year career that saw him put countless individuals...

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...

Amy Lopez-Taylor appointed as branch manager of Centier Bank’s Griffith location

Michael E. Schrage, president and CEO of Centier Bank, recently announced the appointment of Amy Lopez-Taylor as Branch Manager, Officer for the bank’s Griffith...

Approvals moves Pullman development closer to start

Moving closer to a groundbreaking date, Pullman Artspace Lofts, the affordable artist work/live community complex to be constructed in historic Pullman Chicago, has received...