Community ideas sought at workshop for City Methodist Church ruins

The Gary Redevelopment Commission (GRC) will host an interactive and informative workshop unveiling the findings of the recent architectural/engineering study of the former City...

Illinois Lottery, Mariano’s introduce New Sales Partnership 

Grocery chain to sell Lottery games at all 44 of its Chicago-area locations The Illinois Lottery and Mariano’s recently announced the availability of Illinois Lottery...

600+ gathering to celebrate the best in NWI Construction

On Thursday, May 11, more than 600 people will gather at the Avalon Manor, 3550 East U.S. Highway in Merrillville from 4:00-9:00 p.m. for...

Taxes for Barbers and Beauticians

Whether you are a shop owner or a booth renter (independent contractor), you need to know your federal tax responsibilities, including how to report...

Congressman Rush threatens boycott if Target doesn’t reverse decision to close...

By Erick Johnson Congressman Bobby Rush on Monday, November 12, threatened to lead a boycott against Target during a protest outside a Target store in the West Loop. Rush...

Challenging Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) recently took note of the unprecedented number of African American women leading higher education...

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...

CUL Summit luncheon to feature Mellody Hobson

More than 600 business leaders, community stakeholders and policy makers will gather on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan...

WorldChicago hosts workshops and product showcase for African Women Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Department of State’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) partnered with WorldChicago to showcase products handcrafted by women from Sub-Saharan and North Africa...

ComEd Offers Tips to Help Keep Your Holidays Bright

The holidays are a great time for cheer, fun gatherings and decking the halls. ComEd offers customers tips to help them save and stay...