South Suburban complex offers downtown amenities

By Sharon Fountain For some time now, the population in Chicago has been on a steady decline. In the latest U.S. Census data on net...

JPMorgan Chase expands Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

Building on the success of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund in Detroit, JPMorgan Chase today announced an expansion of the fund’s model to support...

Top Ladies of Distinction Chicago Chapter to host its annual Orchid...

To highlight Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.’s national mission and to recognize individuals that make an impact in the community in which they serve,...

Aretha Franklin’s historic mansion sells for $300,000

From Detroit Free News Detroit — The last property owned in Detroit by Aretha Franklin, a historic mansion next to the Detroit Golf Club, has been sold by the legendary entertainer's estate. The 5,600-square-foot...

Area jobseekers invited to explore opportunities at Sept. 13 hiring fair

Area jobseekers will have access to more than 70 potential employers and staffing agencies in one convenient location during a hiring event in Orland...

NNPA Chairman receives prestigious Café Mocha Salute Award

The Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers, Dorothy R. Leavell, was honored with...

South Shore coalition “We will not be locked out…”

Recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans to develop more than 20,000 new homes on Chicago’s south lakefront at the site of the shuttered U.S....

LaTosha Brown to keynote Black Women Economic And Political Power...

Brown, who worked tirelessly to help Stacey Abrams become the nation’s first Black woman governor, talks about the divided woman’s vote Once again, white women voters in...

Challenging Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) recently took note of the unprecedented number of African American women leading higher education...

Legacy Foundation awards $167,100 to Northwest Indiana area nonprofits

Nineteen local organizations will benefit from $167,100 in grants from Legacy Foundation this spring. Grants were awarded through the Foundation’s Transform Lake County program,...