2017 HBCU calendar provides timeless knowledge

You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been. Designers of the “Our History Today!” calendar say make 2017 your...

Cook County Land Bank Authority putting a homeownership within reach

This fall, the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) launched the Homebuyer Direct Program to break down barriers to homeownership and help transform communities by offering fixer-upper homes at below-market...

Local Author and Entrepreneur to Bring Literary Powerhouses Together for Summer...

Author, radio personality, entrepreneur and founder of the Northwest Social Network Crystal Lynn O'Brien is bringing together diverse thought leaders, young professionals and literary...

NIPSCO Names Jennifer Montague its Vice President of Communications and External...

Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a Ni-Source Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced  the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president...

Iconic WVON radio station moving from Chatham

Crusader staff report WVON 1690-AM, Chicago’s iconic Black news/talk radio station, is moving its headquarters from Chatham to the South Loop by the end of the...

ComEd honors seven local diverse suppliers at Awards Celebration

Seven local companies owned and led by people of color and women were recognized for excellence in construction and professional services, environmental stewardship, community...

Congresswoman Kelly to host 6th Annual Youth Job Expo April 13

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 23 on Saturday, April...

Second generation entrepreneur revitalizes small businesses

By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Public Relations expert Chelsea Stalling-Whittington is committed to strengthening small businesses in Gary. In 1992, social media was a thought instead...

Jerry Thomas honored with SCLC’s first-ever George Curry Award

George Curry, famously referred to as “The Dean of Black Press columnists,” had his name attached to an award recognizing his legacy and contributions...

Top Ladies of Distinction Chicago Chapter to host its annual Orchid...

To highlight Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.’s national mission and to recognize individuals that make an impact in the community in which they serve,...