Edgewater announces new Corporate Board Members

Edgewater Behavioral Health Services recently announced its newest Corporate Board Members: Dr. Regina Biddings-Muro, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement for Purdue Calumet; Jonathan Anderson,...

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.,...

 Vets and military families more at risk for debt collection and...

By Charlene Crowell When it comes to consumer concerns, debt collection remains the top complaint most often reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)....

NIPSCO executive Michael Suggs featured in African American Career World Magazine

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Operations Integration and Strategy Director for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) Michael Suggs says he is not sure...

Hyde Park husband/wife team says “Your dirty laundry IS our business”

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The closeness of Darryl and Fylynne Crawford is inspiring, for not only do they own the largest African American Laundromat in...

State Attorneys General, FTC Challenge For-Profit Colleges on Jobs and Earnings

By Charlene Crowell Although the former Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges, closed its doors last year, many of the problems...

Money for Amtrak, job training

Students and workers relying on public transportation and employment training are one step closer to having their needs met thanks to legislation that passed...

ComEd’s CONSTRUCT to increase job opportunities for Minority Candidates

Economic power engines – ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas have joined forces with 30 construction industry companies and six social service agencies to help...

ECIER Foundation delivers entrepreneurial experience to area youth

ECIER Foundation hosts monthly workshops for students enrolled in their program that empowers and teaches innovation and entrepreneurship. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson shared valuable information on...

Is Congress representing the people or payday lenders?

By Charlene Crowell, Chicago Crusader Sometimes you just have to wonder what Members of Congress are thinking about. Consider the example of a bill known as...