Communities rise up for a renewable region

For decades, NIPSCO has supplied electrical power to the Northwest Indiana communities, but its coal-fired generating plants have also exposed citizens to the risk...

Congressman Rush threatens boycott if Target doesn’t reverse decision to close...

By Erick Johnson Congressman Bobby Rush on Monday, November 12, threatened to lead a boycott against Target during a protest outside a Target store in the West Loop. Rush...

First Black-owned pet store opens in Gary

Another indicator of the city’s ongoing growth and attractiveness to businesses was the opening of All Pet Supplies, which took place on February 23,...

IUN welcomes new executive director of finance

Indiana University Northwest recently announced appointment of several additions to its leadership this academic year. Michelle Dickerson, assumed the role of Executive Director of Finance...

Black Teen’s Plant-Based Beauty Brand to Be Sold at Target

The exclusive partnership comes just in time to celebrate Black History Month. By Christina Santi, Ebony Zandra Cunningham, 18, has partnered with Target to sell her...

NIPSCO Encourages Nonprofits to Apply for Environmental Action Grant

Funding opportunity announced for projects in northern Indiana NIPSCO is accepting applications for its environmental action grant to support local nonprofit organizations with environmental initiatives....

Wall Street Project a Big Success for Rainbow PUSH

At the recent Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit, hundreds of experts from Wall Street, corporate America, sports, hip-hop, the religious community and...

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...

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...