Black contractors unite for bigger slice of pie

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In celebration of the 14th annual Contractor’s Day, Omar Shareef, president and founder of the African American Contractor’s Association (AACA),...

Rev. Jackson says Engaging Wall Street is the next step in...

By Glenn Reedus Independent Journalist While the phrase “the struggle continues” is a familiar one, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. sees the struggle as an evolutionary...

GSU Partners with Area Chambers and Business for Workshops

Governors State University’s School of Extended Learning, in partnership with Robinson Engineering, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, and Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce,...

Collaboration brings Adult and Juvenile Expungement Summit to Harvey

Honorable Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Southland Regional Mayoral Black Caucus, Thornton Township High School District 205, Honorable...

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...

Trade and Vocational Education is focus of Sen. Mattie Hunter’s Career...

Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago - 3rd District) will host a career fair on Tuesday, April 26th, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.,...

McDonald’s unveils limited edition MacCoin to celebrate 50 years of the...

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac, McDonald’s unveiled the MacCoin, a limited edition global currency* backed by the internationally iconic Big...

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....

PUSH ‘Heal and Rebuild’ 46th convention includes relevant topics

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Heal and Rebuild is the theme for the 46th annual Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund international convention which...

Gary Airport celebrates new milestone

Another milestone in the city of Gary was celebrated Wednesday, August 8 with the ribbon cutting for the new Customs and Border Protection facility...