City of Chicago Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin last week announced that she and Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot are offering a new Emergency Loan Program to lessen the financial challenge faced by small businesses and their employees, particularly in the city’s most vulnerable communities. The loans will be provided using up to...
Enjoy refreshments and learn about community resources available to you and financial topics including budgeting, savings, establishing or re-building credit, avoiding scams and how to be homebuyer ready. Many community organizations will come together to present these available resources at the First Financial Bank community room location in Gary, IN...
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 award-winning eponymous skincare line nationwide in celebration of Black History Month. According to Black News, Cunningham’s company, Zandra, focuses on social good and uses STEAM &...
Two new locations provide full-service literary and gift offerings The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Midway Partnership cut ribbons for the newest retail offerings taking off at Midway International Airport. Ink by Hudson stores on Concourses A and B are the 16th and 17th concession locations to open at the...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Recently the National Newspaper Publishers Association (the Black Press) held its 2019 Mid-Winter Training Conference in Orlando, and Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the African Union Ambassador to the United States of America, gave a soul-stirring speech about the Berlin Conference and the colonization of...
 Week-Long Series  ‘Black Owned’ hosted by Anchor Terrell Brown to premiere Live on ABC 7, Monday, July 13 at 11:00 a.m. CDT Stream Live on abc7chicago.com and ABC 7’s connected TV Apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku ABC7, Chicago’s No. 1 station for news, presents “Black Owned,” a week-long series of live interviews spotlighting greater Chicago’s Black-owned businesses. The special will...
Gwendolyn Hatten Butler to Bring Financial Expertise and Diversity Wells Enterprises, Inc. announced recently the appointment of Gwendolyn Hatten Butler, President and Chief Investment Officer of Capri Investment Group, to its board of directors. The board met Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 to elect Hatten Butler. Hatten Butler will be the second...
Earlier this month, Governor Holcomb joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to announce a $436 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to be used to help finance 23 wastewater and drinking water projects across the state. State Senator Lonnie Randolph (D-East Chicago) sent...
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave., Harvey. More than 50 companies and agencies will be...
Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a Ni-Source Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced  the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president of communications and external affairs. She will report to NIPSCO President Violet Sistovaris and be based at the company’s headquarters in Merrillville, IN. In this role, Montague...