By Kristine Solomon, Yahoo Lifestyle Have you ever looked for the perfect nude lipstick? Amanda E. Johnson had been searching for three years when she finally vented her frustration to K.J. Miller, a friend and fellow Harvard Business School graduate. Zeroing in on the right neutral is a notoriously tricky task—but...
At the time this article was written, more than 120,000 Americans had perished from the deadly virus COVID-19. The death toll continues to rise right alongside the unemployment rate. As if this tragic state of affairs is not enough for our nation to face, countless individuals are now falling victim...
Illinois Department of Labor Reminds Workers to Watch Their Wages Illinois’ minimum wage will make its second increase this year to $10 per hour beginning July 1. The Illinois Department of Labor urges minimum wage earners to make sure their checks reflect the increase following July 1. Governor JB Pritzker signed...
5 Ways to Take Our Power Back Harry C. Alford III During the years between 1900 to 1930, we entered what historian Juliette Walker called the “Golden age of Black business” — the number of Black-owned businesses doubled from 20,000 in 1900 and 40,000 in 1914. Segregation forced Black customers to...
New partnership aims to provide direct outreach, support to minority employers; small businesses encouraged to leverage available grants, loans to aid recovery Governor Eric J. Holcomb recently provided updates on the state’s efforts to support Indiana small businesses and entrepreneurs, announcing a new partnership with Indiana Black Expo (IBE) to increase...
DOR reminds Hoosiers of the July 15 extended tax deadline Tax Day is exactly one month away, July 15, and an estimated 500,000 Hoosiers still need to file their individual income taxes, according to the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR). “We always advise individuals to avoid waiting until the last minute,...
On June 5, 2020, the United States Department of Labor notified the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) that Indiana has triggered “on” Extended Benefits (EB). The EB program provides federal reimbursement to the state for up to an additional 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits. EB took effect...
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week announced $85.7 million in grant awards to four transit providers in Indiana as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020. The Northern Indiana Commuter...
East Chicago, Indiana, Mayor Anthony Copeland and Manhattan Mechanical Services kick off construction at 3450 Michigan Avenue Manhattan is a heavy industrial mechanical contractor providing services to oil refineries, chemical plants, steel mills, paper mills and other heavy industrial operations. The new facility will consist of offices, fabrication shop, craft...

Every Girl Is A CEO!

Inspiring new book by Kelly Fair, founder of Polished Pebbles “Every Girl Is A CEO!” is an essential career and success guide by award-winning social entrepreneur, girls advocate and mentor, Kelly Fair. Fair, founder and executive director of Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program, states, “My passion is helping girls dream...