NIPSCO Names Jennifer Montague its Vice President of Communications and External...

Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a Ni-Source Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced  the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Top Ladies of Distinction Chicago Chapter to host its annual Orchid...

To highlight Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.’s national mission and to recognize individuals that make an impact in the community in which they serve,...

 Communities rise up for a renewable region

For decades, NIPSCO has supplied electrical power to the Northwest Indiana communities, but its coal-fired generating plants have also exposed citizens to the risk...

Powers & Sons celebrates 50 years

Powers & Sons Construction Company, one of the largest African-American owned companies in the Midwest, was awarded a special resolution by the City Council...

IUN welcomes new executive director of finance

Indiana University Northwest recently announced appointment of several additions to its leadership this academic year. Michelle Dickerson, assumed the role of Executive Director of Finance...

First Black-owned pet store opens in Gary

Another indicator of the city’s ongoing growth and attractiveness to businesses was the opening of All Pet Supplies, which took place on February 23,...