Black businesswoman brings rags to riches story to Chicago

Crusader staff report She went from living on the streets of Baltimore to being a self-made millionaire with a doctorate degree from Stanford. Today, Dr. Venus...

Centier Bank continues Hall of Fame status in Best Places to...

On May 3, 2018, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce welcomed 125 businesses and organizations with premier practices to recognize the Best Places to Work...

Based on your current financial status, will your money outlive you?

By Delta Jones-Walker May I be candid? If you died today, would your money outlive you? To put it in simpler terms, would you have...

Senate unanimously passes bill to boost women businesses

The Illinois Senate unanimously passed legislation, proposed by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza and introduced by Senator Toi Hutchinson, that will require Constitutional Officers to...

U.S. EPA recognizes ComEd for helping customers save

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented its highest honor given to organizations for energy efficiency – the ENERGY STAR Partner of the...

Endorsements announced as local races gain momentum

The Gary Precinct Organization recently held their endorsement meeting. The purpose of the meeting, that was held Saturday, March 31 to endorse candidates for...

17th Annual Comcast Cares Day set for Saturday, April 21

More than 70 projects in the region; public invited to volunteer More than 6,500 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners...

5th Annual Youth Job and Resource Expo

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on...

Isiah L. Thomas III to keynote the 51st annual Chicago Business...

Former NBA All-Star & CEO to address economic empowerment for minority-owned businesses The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) and Allstate have teamed up to...

50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act: Fairness Matters

April 11, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's signing of the Fair Housing Act. This law has undoubtedly been instrumental...