The Global Gift That Gives Back – Empowering Africa’s Female Artisans

Did you know the artisan sector is the second largest employer in the developing world?  It’s true, and the majority of artisans are women...

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...

Ford Foundation President, Darren Walker to receive 2018 Director’s Award

Caroline Baumann, director of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, has announced the selection of Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation,...

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...

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...

Food Vendor Sought for National Lakeshore’s  Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk Cafe

The National Park Service at Indiana Dunes National Lake-shore is seeking one food service vendor to serve park visitors in the concessions area located at...

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 Financial Tips for Millennials

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader They have often been referred to as the “entitled generation.” They grew up with cell phones, the internet and the...

Dollar General now open in Gary

Dollar General’s newest store at 4157 Cleveland St. in Gary is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a...

Strengthening Nonprofits: Capacity Building Summer Workshop Series

Capacity building is defined as the ability of nonprofit organizations to fulfill their missions in an effective manner. However, in today’s rapidly changing environment,...