Second generation entrepreneur revitalizes small businesses

By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Public Relations expert Chelsea Stalling-Whittington is committed to strengthening small businesses in Gary. In 1992, social media was a thought instead...

America’s Heroes Group holds holiday dinner

BILL DALEY SPONSORS HOLIDAY DINNER FOR "SILENT HEROES" HOMELESS AND AT-RISK WOMEN VETERANS Mayoral candidate, William “Bill” Daley invited women veterans and their families to...

Don’t buy a BMW

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the...

Black business man designs creative shirts of all kinds

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Some 20 years ago, Patrick Broden discovered the love he had for artistic designing so he enrolled in school...

Chef Fuller leads a host of Black Suppliers at Whole Foods...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader As Englewood celebrated the opening of a new Whole Foods, Chef David Fuller, who is the head of the...

High workmen compensation premiums hurt Black Businesses

Op-Ed By Vincent Gilbert Conventional wisdom, says; “When White businesses have a cold, Black Businesses have the flu.” Black Businesses owners are hurt by Workman Compensation...

NIPSCO Encourages Nonprofits to Apply for Environmental Action Grant

Funding opportunity announced for projects in northern Indiana NIPSCO is accepting applications for its environmental action grant to support local nonprofit organizations with environmental initiatives....

UAW Leader on Civil Rights and Black Labor

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America. However, the...

Teamwork Englewood presents Entrepreneurs Small Business Grants

The top three $10,000 small grant winners of the Englewood Quality of Life Business Plan Competition offered a variety of new business ideas for...

CTA Board approves Second Chance Program expansion

The CTA Board of Directors recently approved a new partnership between CTA and City Colleges of Chicago that expands the CTA’s successful Second Chance...