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...

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress join forces

Financially vulnerable families across Illinois to benefit from merger Ladder Up and the Center for Economic Progress, the leading Chicago-based providers of free financial services...

Black couple launches disruptive health tech company

The Black community sufferers from many health complications and is often on the patient end of the health care industry and very rarely do...

CFPB Makes Move to Support Payday Lenders During Black History Month

By Charlene Crowell, Communications Deputy Director with the Center for Responsible Lending and NNPA Newswire Contributor Each February, Black History Month commemorates the unique American...

SouthWest Suburban Home Builders Association hosts Tour of Homes encore

The SouthWest Suburban Home Builders Association (SSHBA) is back to show area home buyers in the south and southwest suburbs the best their market...

Centier Bank named #5 “Best Place to Work” by Indiana Chamber...

With an emphasis on building a culture centered around values of Caring, Loyalty, Integrity, Friendship and Fun, Centier continues its legacy as a “Best...

PUSH/AACA’s Expo results in jobs for community

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition/African American Contractors Association’s (AACA) construction expo held May 11 at PUSH headquarters hosted several companies, some...

CBC members join the call for Payday Lending Reform

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Within days of the October 7 deadline for public comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed payday rule, 104...

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...

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...