Jerry Thomas honored with SCLC’s first-ever George Curry Award

George Curry, famously referred to as “The Dean of Black Press columnists,” had his name attached to an award recognizing his legacy and contributions...

Food Vendor Sought for National Lakeshore’s  Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk Cafe

The National Park Service at Indiana Dunes National Lake-shore is seeking one food service vendor to serve park visitors in the concessions area located at...

Dollar General now open in Gary

Dollar General’s newest store at 4157 Cleveland St. in Gary is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a...

Throw doors of opportunity wide open for our youth

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn...

Black businesswoman brings rags to riches story to Chicago

Crusader staff report She went from living on the streets of Baltimore to being a self-made millionaire with a doctorate degree from Stanford. Today, Dr. Venus...

SouthWest Suburban Home Builders Association hosts Tour of Homes encore

The SouthWest Suburban Home Builders Association (SSHBA) is back to show area home buyers in the south and southwest suburbs the best their market...

Federal grant funded to help women enter apprenticeships

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the availability of funding to help recruit, train, and retain more women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship...

Food Vendors Sought for National Lakeshore’s West Beach

The National Park Service at Indiana Dunes National Lake-shore is seeking self-contained food service vendors to serve park visitors in the West Beach bathhouse...

ComEd honors seven local diverse suppliers at Awards Celebration

Seven local companies owned and led by people of color and women were recognized for excellence in construction and professional services, environmental stewardship, community...

Jackson excited on first day of convention over “Jail to Jobs”...

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Wednesday was the first day of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 47th international convention, and the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr....