Rep. Ford: “Political warfare in Springfield hurting Blacks”

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Gov. Bruce Rauner has made history having blocked passage of a balanced budget in the last 19-months an act Rep....

The Most Important Love Letter You’ll Ever Write

Henry Ford once said, “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.” This phrase can be applied to many aspects of life,...

Volkswagen continues efforts to increase supplier diversity

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Edkedsha Mathis said...

An influential Chicago official to address chamber monthly luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Meeting/ Luncheon on Monday, February 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at The Gary SouthShore...

City’s breaks ground on second new building in 2017

Officials recently broke ground on a 57-story building at 800-812 S. Michigan Ave that Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined by Ald. Sophia King (4th) announced...

3rd Annual Savor the South Shore

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is once again presenting Savor the South Shore – Restaurant Weeks and is seeking restaurants to participate....

Community Civility Counts will hold its second annual World Civility Day

A full-day of civility-themed activities and an awards dinner in the evening will be held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond and Avalon...

Organization receives first B Corp certification in Indiana

There is a new designation for a corporation that has more to do with being a good business than it has to do with...

Comcast joins LISC Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Comcast late last year joined the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), several community organizations, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to launch the “Southwest Corridor...

Setting Financial Priorities in 2017

Happy New Year! I’m Delta Jones-Walker, Financial Advisor* and owner of Atled Financial. It is an honor to pen this inaugural column for the...