Black couple launches disruptive health tech company

The Black community sufferers from many health complications and is often on the patient end of the health care industry and very rarely do...

ADA 25 Advancing Leadership releases Its 2019 Leadership Institute Fellows

Program prepares participants to contribute to Chicago’s civic leadership ADA 25 Advancing Leadership — the first program in the nation with a mission to build...

Breaking Down Diversity and Inclusion: What do they really mean?

In response to the questions of what it really means to “break down diversity and inclusion, ”Dr. Vanessa Allen, President and CEO, Urban League...

First Financial Bank hosts Financial Resource Fair

The Gary, Indiana First Financial Bank location recently supplied a financial resource fair and open house for the local community and neighbors. As a community...

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress join forces

Financially vulnerable families across Illinois to benefit from merger Ladder Up and the Center for Economic Progress, the leading Chicago-based providers of free financial services...

PUSH/AACA’s Expo results in jobs for community

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition/African American Contractors Association’s (AACA) construction expo held May 11 at PUSH headquarters hosted several companies, some...

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...

Consumers want action on illegal debt collection and CFPB agrees

By Charlene Crowell            If you are one of the 77 million Americans who are hounded each year by debt collectors, the Consumer Financial Protection...

As CFPB reaches 5-year anniversary, voters want more – not...

By Charlene Crowell On July 21, the first federal agency dedicated to serving the financial needs of consumers will be 5 years old. Created in...

John Singleton’s Death Sheds Light on Organization of Final Requests

Do you remember the first time you saw “Boyz in the Hood” or “Poetic Justice”? These classic films of the 90s marked the beginning...