Jason Dunn Sr. elected Chairman of the National Coalition of Black...

For the first time, the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals (NCBMP), formerly National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, has selected a board chairman who...

Incubator Connects Over 150 Women for Business Certification

By Giavonni Nickson The Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA) in partnership with The Stage Small Business Incubator coordinated a Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) celebration initiative...

Gender retirement gap isn’t closing fast enough for women

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average full-time working woman earns 82 percent of what the average full-time working man earns....

Dollar General now open in Gary

Major discount retailer celebrated the grand opening on Saturday, December 7 Dollar General’s newest store at 801 S. Lake St. in Gary is now open....

Mayor Lightfoot and CTA launch “CTA building small businesses program”

Program to help local entrepreneurs work on largest project in agency history As the CTA begins the largest construction project in its history, the $2.1...

Habitat for Humanity receives $10,000 grant from TC Energy Foundation

Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana announced it received a $10,000 grant from the TC Energy Foundation. The funds will support the stabilization of...

Chicago native on mission to diversify tech industry

By BrEpic Communications As a young man growing up in a multi-generational family of 10 in a three-bedroom house at 103rd Street and Michigan, Shelton...

Holiday Wishes for Northwest Indiana

Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud, President and CEO, Urban League of Northwest Indiana In this season of reflection and looking forward to a new year, I would like...

Proposal asks state to forgive school district’s debts

Crusader Staff Report A proposed resolution asking the state to forgive the school district’s massive debts is making its way through City Hall, after Councilman...

Donna Clarke named NHS interim president

The NHS Board of Directors recently named Donna Clarke interim president of the organization. Having served as NHS’ Chief Operating Officer for the past two years,...