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...

The Humanity Institute Launches to Challenge Systems of Privilege and Power

Today, seasoned non-profit executive Shari Runner announced the launch of The Humanity Institute (THI), a pioneering think tank created to engage diverse and marginalized...

Environmental cleanup at former dry cleaner completed in only 120 days

After decades of operating as a dry cleaner and years of being unsuitable for redevelopment, EnviroForensics has successfully remediated contamination at the former Family...

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,...

First Financial Bank hosts Financial Resource Fair

The Gary, Indiana First Financial Bank location recently supplied a financial resource fair and open house for the local community and neighbors. As a community...

Throw doors of opportunity wide open for our youth

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn...

Jackson excited on first day of convention over “Jail to Jobs”...

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Wednesday was the first day of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 47th international convention, and the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr....

Ain’t She Sweet Cafe drops plan to open eatery in Woodlawn

Crusader Staff Report Ain’t She Sweet Café, the successful and popular Black-owned eatery in Bronzeville, has dropped plans to open a new location in Woodlawn. In...

Federal grant funded to help women enter apprenticeships

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the availability of funding to help recruit, train, and retain more women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship...