Jerry Thomas honored with SCLC’s first-ever George Curry Award

George Curry, famously referred to as “The Dean of Black Press columnists,” had his name attached to an award recognizing his legacy and contributions...

Council makes kickoff contribution to 3rd Veteran Build

Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council (NWIVAC) recently made the first contribution to Habitat for Humanity of NWI’s Third Veteran Build, and encourages others to...

Throw doors of opportunity wide open for our youth

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn...

A new approach to anti-violence created by youth

Many young people living in economically disadvantaged communities feel the solution to the violence and economic inequalities will not come in their lifetime. Some...

Emergency homeless shelter to open 2018 in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined representatives from The Salvation Army recently to break ground on Chicago’s first emergency intake center. The ‘Shield of Hope’ Center...

Register for the next Mastermind Think Tank Session

Small business owners in the region can achieve business success by brainstorming with other business professionals. The Northwest Indiana Mastermind Think Tank was founded...

East Chicago native hopes to inspire museum contributions

Ian Jakovan Dunlap, founder of the boutique business and finance consultancy Hyper Acceleration, recently became a member of the 2015 Society for the National...

Symposium examines Black community economic growth

Approximately 200 businessmen and women, representing some of Chicago’s top economic and urban development thought leaders, convened at the Federal Reserve for a unique...

Common mistakes made during estate planning

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader Summer is here, and many of us are taking vacations, enjoying some down time with family or indulging in our...

ComEd celebrates at the Shedd Aquarium

ComEd used the Shedd Aquarium on June 28 as a model to announce its expanding energy efficiency program, handing out prizes to Aquarium guests...