How to Make your Tax Return Work for You

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader It’s tax season! For those who are anticipating a refund, it may seem like an unofficial Christmas. However, I strongly...

Nation’s largest student loan servicer charged borrowers too much

By Charlene Crowell The financial futures of more than 12 million federal and private student loan borrowers who collectively owe approximately $300 billion is at...

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...

Savor the South Shore continues

Savor the South Shore Restaurant Weeks offer residents and visitors 3-course meals at discounted prices. The 14-day culinary promotion began Feb. 20 and will...

Teens explore STEM careers and create Art for Bronzeville solar pyramid

Instead of sleeping in late or any other number of leisure activities a teenager might do on a Saturday morning, 60 African American high...

Entrepreneur squeezes out success with juice bar

By Crystal Lynn, Gary Crusader Parallel to the history of African Americans in this country, it is by no surprise that the success of a...

National Black Caucus of State Legislators call for debt collection reform

By Charlene Crowell When many consumers think of billion-dollar industries, banks and Wall Street often come to mind. Yet there is another industry in the...

Urban League creates opportunities for positive change

By Dr. Vanessa Allen, President and CEO, Urban League of NWI We live in challenging times. As a nation, we are compelled to steer our...

AM Stabilizers receives $15,000 for energy saving efforts

The NIPSCO Energy Efficiency Program presented AM Stabilizers with a check worth more than $15,000 in rebates and incentives. The funds were applied towards...

Award-winning Educator to lead new NNPA Education Campaign

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Dr. Elizabeth Primas has faced many difficult and diverse challenges head on. It’s that direct approach that has helped...