Media firm among nation’s largest Black-owned businesses 

This week Howard Stirk Holdings (HSH) debuted on the Black Enterprise 100 list. HSH, wholly owned and operated by media mogul Armstrong Williams, occupies...

Black Workers Need “Real” Not “Fake” Paid Family Leave

By Melanie L. Campbell and Jennifer Tucker When Dorcas, a home health aide living in New York, learned of her mother's illness, she used most...

Enhancing Black Owned Print and Digital Press in the Age of...

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President & CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) salutes the career development success of the...

ComEd: Power Grid Ready to Serve Customers this Winter

Customers can take advantage of energy efficiency offerings to save on cold weather energy costs As temperatures have dipped, ComEd has been hard at work to...

Don’t Ignore IRS Letters

The IRS normally sends correspondence in the mail. They mail millions of letters to taxpayers every year. Keep these important points in mind if...

Melton sees growth for Gary with passage of historic gaming bill

On the final day of the 2019 legislative session, the long anticipated gaming bill was approved by both the Senate and the House of...

Black business man designs creative shirts of all kinds

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Some 20 years ago, Patrick Broden discovered the love he had for artistic designing so he enrolled in school...

Illinois Tollway with The Partnership to launch new job initiative

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) will launch a new construction workforce initiative in collaboration with the Illinois Tollway after receiving unanimous approval...

NIPSCO executive Michael Suggs featured in African American Career World Magazine

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Operations Integration and Strategy Director for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) Michael Suggs says he is not sure...

Teen curfew at Water Tower Place

By Marcella Raymond, WGN Channel 9 A new rule banning unaccompanied minors at Water Tower Place on weekend evenings went into effect Friday. Going forward, anyone...